poet Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

** Back To The Future **

The year is 2285
Everyone is getting high
It’s all about high profile
To live is to die
No more prison and trial
A free world to compile
All your sins will fly

The judgment is yours to consider
Money for nothing to ponder
Distance yourself further
No retreat and no surrender
The going will get wilder
The tough will get weaker
The ozone layer became thinner

The icebergs had landed
Low lying lands became embedded
Like thrusting a knife that is jagged
Seems like most parts are flooded
Highlands are barricaded
Population intakes are limited
To survive is to be restricted

Who’s the poor and who’s the richest?
It’s a taboo to say and yet superstitious
To be in power would be the strongest
Sharing your power could be the longest
To live that long is tremendous
And the poor would become notorious
To be left out as the monotonous

Global warming has taken its toll
It’s not like walking in the park to stroll
The heat could penetrate even your soul
No more south and north pole
Your best next home is in the hole

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Poem Edited: Saturday, June 21, 2008

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  • Zairren Lorane (10/3/2020 10:02:00 AM)

    It’s my inspiration while making some poem. It’s kinda hard to see like this poems nowadays.

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  • David Beckwith (3/27/2019 8:31:00 AM)

    I think the future is bright. What a dismal outlook, I'm so sorry for you. Scientists who disagree with you never have their grants renewed. That's the influence of government money.

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  • vanap niaj (7/14/2018 3:58:00 AM)

    good work, it was indeed a good poem

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  • The one and only... (5/5/2018 7:44:00 AM)

    Thx, I used this 4 a project. Amazing work

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  • The Best Person Ever (3/10/2018 9:47:00 AM)

    It is really good, but don't do it only on the future do it about friends in the future. Apart from that it is really good. ;)

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  • Lungelo S MbuyaziLungelo S Mbuyazi (11/25/2017 5:45:00 AM)

    Nice poem. Ahead to the future

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  • Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg (4/26/2017 12:25:00 PM)

    this def cant be used in schools

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  • Noyal Jacob (3/10/2017 4:38:00 AM)

    this poem is a bit bent, i dont really enjoy it m8, its sucks arse

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  • Doha Ewiess (7/19/2009 2:22:00 AM)

    the title is an attention graber...here in Egypt a very famous writer called Annis Mansour wrote some famous amazing novels having the same idea but it was more closer to science fiction...i advice you to search for his writings and read some he is a famous writer and really his writings are awesome and i am sure you will find them translated -this is my opinion- your poem is wonderfull full of imaginations! ! great one :)

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  • Obed Souza (7/15/2009 7:53:00 PM)

    Nice doing! Again an excellent text that can be used in schools.
    Excellent piece!
    10!

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    Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg(4/26/2017 12:26:00 PM)

    this def cant be used schools

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  • Raj Nandy (7/12/2009 12:14:00 AM)

    This poem deals with a live situation which concerns us all!
    I only hope and pray that the situation predicted, may not come upon us earlier than that day! 10! -Raj Nandy

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  • Tamara Hanaring A Thought Mate (6/22/2009 4:25:00 AM)

    interesting poem and i don't want to be in that future, well prediction..

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  • Subroto Chatterjee (6/13/2009 2:53:00 AM)

    It'll be sooner than 2285.....unless of course, something's done to reverse the process...
    Cheers.
    Subroto

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  • Shashendra Amalshan (5/30/2009 2:34:00 AM)

    'Global warming has taken its toll
    It’s not like walking in the park to stroll
    The heat could penetrate even your soul
    No more south and north pole
    Your best next home is in the hole'

    nice poem which speaks about the pathetic state the world has crumbled into....in fact I feel there is almost no hope for the humanity, ...very bitter poem, yet it speaks of the truth, we must act fast... nice one 10++

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (5/27/2009 2:04:00 AM)

    An excellent work in favor of mankind.
    This is one of the lovely legendary poems that have achieved its due appreciation.
    The idea, the message of the poem is luminous.
    Your imagination is immense.
    10 with joy.

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  • Surya . (5/13/2009 8:43:00 AM)

    sulaiman sab,
    very nice poem that concerns about future of the world. but dont be pessimistic.let us hope.posted 10
    surya

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  • Christine Kerr (2/2/2009 7:54:00 AM)

    I think you said it all very clearly here. Very intersting and very scary

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  • Krishna BaaluKrishna Baalu (1/25/2009 10:13:00 PM)

    Lovely! Your style and your expression!

    '
    Global warming has taken its toll
    It’s not like walking in the park to stroll
    The heat could penetrate even your soul
    No more south and north pole
    Your best next home is in the hole'

    KB

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  • sumaira .....ir (1/11/2009 5:23:00 AM)

    It is good to think positive... But dear look the world from other eyes...

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  • Ahmad ShiddiqiAhmad Shiddiqi (11/16/2008 2:11:00 PM)

    I hope we can get better tomorrow, brother. a good advice!

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