Ali Sabry

Gold Star - 4,857 Points (11/08/1988 / Iraq - Baghdad)

Yesterday I Was Walking Alone On The Road - Poem by Ali Sabry

Yesterday I was walking alone on the road
I was listening to the car noise
& between the car lights I was seeing your face
Your picture it's shadow in the dark
Your shadow don't need lights to be visible
Cause all of you is lights
You are my light of my way
By your eyes I can see
Without you I'm blind
Why you didn't call me whole these long months
Where are you now
Please let me hear your pure voice for once
I know that the fate is to stay far away from each other
What can we do this is it we must accept it
I'm alone
The walls of my room cried for my situation
The empty pillow beside me in my bed asking about you


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Yesterday I Was Walking Alone On The Road

Comments about Yesterday I Was Walking Alone On The Road by Ali Sabry

  • Piumi Wijenayake Piumi Wijenayake (5/8/2016 9:25:00 PM)

    Good choice in words it has such beautiful flow it says about a man violently in love (Report) Reply

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  • Unnikrishnan E S (5/2/2016 10:02:00 AM)

    I find the poet pouring his heart into words. Yeah, separation is so painful. Very emotional poem. Nice choice of words. Good Poetry. Ali, congrats; pl keep writing. And thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Roxanne Dubarry (4/26/2016 4:47:00 PM)

    Separation from your loved one is hard. Especially when she does decide to leave you! I will pray to God he will heal your pain! (Report) Reply

  • Gauri Vyas Gauri Vyas (4/24/2016 1:04:00 PM)

    Very very well expressed...intensifying lines. LOVED IT! !
    though, it was very difficult to choose my favorite line but still..

    Your picture it's shadow in the dark
    Your shadow don't need lights to be visible
    Cause all of you is lights... (Report) Reply

  • Vaidyanathan Ram Iyer (4/18/2016 1:14:00 PM)

    The expression was Nice, thank you (Report) Reply

  • Rose Sadler Rose Sadler (4/7/2016 3:09:00 PM)

    i love the poem it is beautiful and is expressed perfectly i love it 10 out of 10 (Report) Reply

  • Jez Brul Jez Brul (3/30/2016 8:49:00 AM)

    A poem written by a man so inlove with her woman...Lovely poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • Menato San Menato San (3/25/2016 2:34:00 AM)

    Nice piece.I really like it (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Nephetson Stephen Nephetson (3/22/2016 8:28:00 AM)

    Eloquent indeed. Perhaps beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Tapan M. Saren Tapan M. Saren (3/20/2016 4:04:00 AM)

    Nice one.. Touching words.. (Report) Reply

  • Mwenyeji Spikes Mwenyeji Spikes (3/15/2016 1:47:00 AM)

    This is a great poem with amazing use of words to create the vivid pictures (Report) Reply

  • Nisar Masoom Nisar Masoom (3/14/2016 4:47:00 AM)

    A romantic poem which leaves you feeling lonely with reminiscence. Great work Ali! (Report) Reply

  • Jacson Gelato (3/14/2016 2:00:00 AM)

    Modern thinking inspires a new form of poetry. This piece presents us with a insight into the darkness of life. Ironically, the poet finds his light in the darkness. Keep polishing the works just like fine silverware needs constant polishing although the silverware is artistically crafted. The poet may look into the concept of poetic 'alliteration'. (Report) Reply

  • Anne Yun Anne Yun (3/14/2016 1:03:00 AM)

    Now her shadow is your words full of inner lights, wish these lights could be visible for her one day.
    Nice words vividly describe us a fine frenzy, 'almost lovers always do'
    Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Roger Harrison Roger Harrison (3/13/2016 7:48:00 PM)

    Nice poem.I can feel the emotion in it. (Report) Reply

  • Kailee Heckathorn Kailee Heckathorn (3/13/2016 4:13:00 PM)

    You were abandoned? How horrible... Wonderful comparisons about your love, only experience can create such a good poem. (Report) Reply

  • Tauhid Alausa Tauhid Alausa (3/8/2016 4:06:00 AM)

    the way my pillows and house cry for my beloved. love is a special thing we should appreciate and not try to lose. when we have love in our life we should always hold dear to it. nice poem alll the same (Report) Reply

  • Govinda Rimal Govinda Rimal (3/5/2016 10:54:00 PM)

    It's romantic... strong enough to evoke emotion (Report) Reply

  • Alisha Charles Alisha Charles (2/27/2016 9:11:00 AM)

    i like the emotion expressed in the poem. I literally cried. (Report) Reply

  • Divyanshu Gupta Dev Divyanshu Gupta Dev (2/26/2016 9:10:00 AM)

    nice poem started from somewhere and reached to somewhere else I like your style of linking one thing to other and other to another (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 4, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, October 29, 2012


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