Ahmad Shiddiqi

Rookie (March 7,1974 / Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia)

Wayside - Poem by Ahmad Shiddiqi

(dedicated to Adeiza Atureta)

You are now on a roll
You are also connecting
With seemingly few thoughts

Left lying by the wayside
Jaws dropp as you power into top gear
Just don’t start spending what you don’t have

(inspired by Kitaro’s Tien Shan)


Comments about Wayside by Ahmad Shiddiqi

  • Veteran Poet - 1,504 Points Seema Chowdhury (11/24/2008 7:57:00 PM)

    a small and nice powerful poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Katherine Ng Li Hoon (11/23/2008 4:39:00 AM)

    A good advice for those who spent out of their means! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ben Gieske (11/14/2008 8:18:00 AM)

    I like the first part, but find the last sentence confusing because it is a double negative and they always confuse me. This is not necessary bad because poetry is meant to get us to think.

    'Just don’t start spending what you don’t have'. I guess you mean don't waste your time. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 24,126 Points Edward Kofi Louis (11/14/2008 7:49:00 AM)

    A very nice piece to lest us wake up after being left alone on the WAYSIDE.Thank you.

    Edward Kofi Louis. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 23 Points Rajaram Ramachandran (11/14/2008 3:36:00 AM)

    Every reader should follow this practical advice. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 142 Points Joseph Poewhit (11/13/2008 9:55:00 PM)

    True people loose, by overspending and debts (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 13, 2008



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