Abdul Wahab


Who Is This Man?


After hundreds
of years

from now on
when you are alone

and lonely
a poem read out to you

by some one
to refresh your sad mind

you wonder and ask
who is this man?

the first child of you when born
and you are in ecstasy

to celebrate the moment
you go to your shelve

open a book
in total surprise

you ask
whose is this poem?

when man is on mars
and you take a book

in your luggage
by chance

it slips
into the hands of aliens

after reading
few pages

they bewildered and ask
what a man he was! !

Submitted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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  • Heather Wilkins (6/19/2013 11:15:00 AM)

    Every poet wants to leave his words behind for generations to read. And when I am no longer I want to be proud of my words I have left behind. nice reading (Report) Reply

  • Somanathan Iyer (6/19/2013 9:16:00 AM)

    It is the ambition and goal of every poet to leave such a name and fame. Nicely written. I enjoyed reading. thanks (Report) Reply

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