Asif Andalib
Moez Monzil, Komlapur, Faridpur, Bangladesh
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A Lonely Man's Monologue

So many false hopes like the stars of a moonless night
Show me the way to survive in this dreary life
I bury so many dreams like a grave digger
And give birth to new ones like a queen bee

My heart has broken into so many pieces
It has become the sands of a desert
My sighs have become super storms
My tears have become the clouds of rainy season
My smiles have become the lightning

And my laughter has become the thunderbolts
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Chandra Thiagarajan 19 November 2012

The monologue of the lonely man is soul stirring.The presentation strikes at the root of the heart.Well written.

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John Raubenheimer 20 November 2012

Asif this is the best poem of yours that I have read. You're not trying to force any of the lines. Your imagery is exciting. I can't fault your English (not that I would want to - if English is not the language of your birth, I can't imagine how difficult using it must be.) I am impressed. It's so difficult to respond honestly to poems. You don't want to break anyone's heart. But in this case responding is a pleasure. Thank you so much.

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Santosh Sharma 20 November 2012

like the poem, well written

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Gabriel Jirgba 19 November 2012

Keep this up Mr Asif, this indeed is a nice piece. Pls, keep it up.

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Zeenat Fatima 21 November 2012

really touchy poem...

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Sinjin Tyger 13 February 2013

Today was a day of false hopes for me too. My heart is so shattered as well. I liked the epic perspectives of this poem.

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William Jackson 10 January 2013

Good use of metaphors.

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Alexis Jung 12 December 2012

i lke the description of feeling.

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Sarojini Pattayat 24 November 2012

a nice poem.Best wishes

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Kevin Halls 21 November 2012

It has been mentioned before when a poet writes a dark or sombre poem that he or she may be depressed. But I find that to be neither here nor there, what matters surely is the response a poem gets, not the poets state of mind? I enjoyed reading this poem, and I don't feel depressed!

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