Abdul Wahab


A Story Within A Story - Poem by Abdul Wahab

Having plots within plots
I suppose it was a story
And telling you that with zeal
It was very complicate
So, for a moment I paused
And dived to think
The story is telling about us
And we are ourselves the characters
But nowhere is the author, writer
This is a big trick played upon us
And treated us, as if, we are pawns
Meanwhile you go impatience
And pressed me to tell you
The part next
But how I can tell you, you are trapped
So I pretend to forget the story
And quickly came to the end
To tell you that the boat sank
If the boat didn't sink I would be too surprised
As nothing is used to make it
And it has no place to go.

Topic(s) of this poem: story


Comments about A Story Within A Story by Abdul Wahab

  • Edward Kofi Louis (3/20/2016 2:09:00 PM)

    With zeal! ! With the meal of peace; to seal the story with a deal. Nice work. (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags


Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 20, 2016



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]