Treasure Island

Khawar Farooq

(August 2,1988 / Eminabad, Pakistan)

We Are One


We all live under the same sky spread high above
Gaze at the same moon miles away
Breathe the same air that prevails around
Bathe in the same rain that pours down
Smell the same petrichor that the monsoon brings along
Walk the same earth spread beneath
Point at the same stars that shone light years ago
Hear the same rustle of the leaves as winds blow
Feel the same sun that warms the universe
Reach for the same clouds scattered at the top
Dream the same dream in a time gone by.
We are one and the same, parted by boundaries that the heart negates.

Submitted: Friday, January 24, 2014
Edited: Friday, January 24, 2014

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