yoonoos peerbocus

Gold Star - 55,084 Points (05/08/1941 / Mauritius)

A Blind Beggar - Poem by yoonoos peerbocus

Eye sockets mere bruises
Alike to closed fists
Save whole being tangled
In his last rags
All else dissolved-
A vase dripping away
Holding time's finger

Rattling his soul
As a broken alms bowl,
Unable to knock open
A deaf world's door
To go out of this life-
Conscious how immense
Is oneself without walls.


Comments about A Blind Beggar by yoonoos peerbocus

  • Milos Jovanka (3/25/2020 4:37:00 PM)

    a touching and thoughtful work, in every city there are beggars and the world is deaf to their cries. Thank you for remembering those lost. (Report)Reply

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  • Tinashe Mupedzapasi (10/4/2019 4:28:00 AM)

    touching and beautiful writing (Report)Reply

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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair(DPN) (9/23/2019 11:00:00 PM)

    Rattling his soul As a broken alms bowl, .touching imagery (Report)Reply

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  • Uche NwanzeUche Nwanze (9/2/2019 1:51:00 AM)

    Another brilliant masterpiece from a genius. Thumbs up for this remarkable piece of creativity. (Report)Reply

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  • Abdulrauf MuhammadAbdulrauf Muhammad (8/26/2019 6:45:00 PM)

    A fascinating and also sad poetry, well spoken (Report)Reply

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  • Aniruddha PathakAniruddha Pathak (8/14/2019 7:24:00 AM)

    Unable to knock open
    A deaf world's door...
    This and other expressions especially in the second stanza,
    a very well-writ piece
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  • Bonaventure OnuabuchiBonaventure Onuabuchi (4/13/2019 2:34:00 PM)

    This is a very dark piece.
    Hopelessness, poor state of life, and all in this sort are the images reading this work brings upon one's thought.
    I love poems of this kind, and this is a good one.
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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (4/4/2019 8:44:00 AM)

    Wonderful imagery and imaginary. The following lines are much impressive.
    As a broken alms bowl,
    Unable to knock open
    A deaf world's door
    To go out of this life-
    Beautiful poem. Thank you for sharing.
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  • Mj Lemon (2/17/2019 5:37:00 PM)

    Such powerful imagery, Yoonoos. The raging fists, striking out for dignity...A terrific verse. (Report)Reply

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  • Tom Allport (2/10/2019 4:20:00 AM)

    A very sad poem of the situation that is becoming all to common? .......well written Yoonoos (Report)Reply

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  • Samanyan Lakshminarayanan (1/5/2019 6:43:00 AM)

    a very touching write..'A deaf world 's door...lovely (Report)Reply

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  • Christina ChinChristina Chin (12/13/2018 1:19:00 AM)

    Lovely poem! ! Well crafted! ! Talented! (Report)Reply

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  • Luz HanaiiLuz Hanaii (9/16/2018 10:47:00 AM)

    Very touching and well penned work. TFS (Report)Reply

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  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (7/28/2018 5:35:00 AM)

    Eye sockets mere bruises
    Alike to closed fists

    A vase dripping away
    Holding time's finger...

    Rattling his soul
    As a broken alms bowl,

    Conscious how immense
    Is oneself without walls.....rich in description though the beggar is poor.... I am honoured to have a comment on my poem by you who is an honourable and esteemed poet...thank you sir
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  • Dr Dillip K SwainDr Dillip K Swain (7/20/2018 7:28:00 AM)

    A poignant piece of poetry! Liked the last stanza most............................................10 (Report)Reply

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  • Lungelo S MbuyaziLungelo S Mbuyazi (7/3/2018 2:39:00 PM)

    Great craft work in this immensely expressed poem...I vote 10+++ (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (6/12/2018 9:17:00 AM)

    It is so beautiful poem on blind beggar having touching expression and nice collocation. Thanks for sharing.10 (Report)Reply

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  • Akhtar JawadAkhtar Jawad (5/30/2018 7:03:00 AM)

    Such a touching poem on blindness, how effectively the poet draws our attention to this curse, a great poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (5/29/2018 4:11:00 AM)

    wowo greatest line-

    Conscious how immense
    Is oneself without walls

    great 10++++
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  • Rose Marie Juan-austinRose Marie Juan-austin (5/17/2018 5:50:00 PM)

    A poignant and thought provoking write..
    A poem full of imagery.
    Beautifully crafted and well executed.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 20, 2012


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