Yasmeen Khan

Bronze Star - 2,226 Points (Islamabad)

A Fragment - Poem by Yasmeen Khan

Wind’s fingers on
summer’s Sumerian lyre
tunes all from antiquity
trails with waves
on sand dunes

Poet's Notes about The Poem

When winds silently blow on sand dunes

Comments about A Fragment by Yasmeen Khan

  • (4/12/2014 12:51:00 PM)

    This is reminiscent of the lyric fragments of Sappho in sheer beauty and power. Exquisite verse. (Report) Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (5/30/2013 9:26:00 PM)

    a golden treasure in the sun as summer is ending, a metaphor of life. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (5/18/2013 8:06:00 AM)

    A snapshot captured in words, a motion described motionless
    captured in the words of time. I enjoyed this poem.
    I invite you to read Flow Flames, it is different from
    my normal madness.
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  • Wahab Abdul (5/17/2013 11:17:00 AM)

    summer's Sumerian lyre is a fantastic epithet to get a visual image of your poem with greater significance taking the whole poem for metaphor for life, lovely composition, , , , love it...10 (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (5/16/2013 2:59:00 AM)

    Wavy sketch of sand dunes alluring A line drawn from past to present I hope still it is very nice (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (5/13/2013 12:19:00 AM)

    Yes, silently! but even then certain ears are tuned to unheard melodies! (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann (5/12/2013 4:09:00 PM)

    Visions of ecstasy i see in every fragment... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 10, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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