yoonoos peerbocus

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    wowo greatest line-

    Conscious how immense
    Is oneself without walls

    great 10++++
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  • (5/26/2018 4:05:00 PM)

    the plight of a beggar is vividly illustrated....thanks for sharing this heartfilled poem..10 (Report)Reply

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  • Rose 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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  • Owa Rose Ogiemwonyi (9/17/2017 2:20:00 PM)

    This is deep, very loaded short poem. We are often times blind to our own inner self and soul (Report)Reply

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  • Mohit Katyal (7/15/2017 12:10:00 AM)

    deep meanings.. trying to comprehend.. well done (Report)Reply

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  • John Hardesty (7/10/2017 8:17:00 AM)

    SOUNDS OF ABUSE MORE EVIDENT THAN WE COULD EVER IMAGINE! PLAUDITS! (Report)Reply

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  • Shimizu Mizuhala (6/27/2017 12:39:00 AM)

    To go out of this life-
    Conscious how immense
    Is oneself without walls.
    A surprising sentence that makes sense.Thanks!
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  • Rajnish Manga (6/24/2017 11:44:00 PM)

    We all have come across beggars with their wretched and miserable condition but the way you have portrayed it makes their equation with the world regrettable on the part of the latter. Thanks.
    Unable to knock open / A deaf world's door
    Conscious how immense / Is oneself without walls.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 20, 2012


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