Usman Hanif

Rookie - 10 Points (15-06-1988 / Rawalpindi)

Could You Live Again? - Poem by Usman Hanif

o'! the dead one, could you live again?
to see on my wry face, that grin again
to let me forget all the bitter thoughts
to clear my vision, could you live again?

to let my wet eyes see something seen before
to be with, with whom i had always been before
to let me bring back all the rusted memory
to let me think again, could you live again?

yes, i know the dead ones could never live
that taken one can He never again give
if you were alive, then i would also be
to see me dead, could you live again?

the flowers blossom, but the bees never hum
dead leaves of autumn fly in the rain
the spring of my mind has become the autumn
to change the weather, could you live again?

loitering in the graveyard of the world
i am like a dead body living without you
my body emptying without soul and blood
to bury my corpse, could you live again?

17-04-2006


Comments about Could You Live Again? by Usman Hanif

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (9/17/2008 4:46:00 PM)


    Very nice Osman, my 10 for it. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/17/2006 4:33:00 PM)


    It has a gothic touch to it,
    very dark indeed. Yet it calls for
    hope. I am impressed, a good
    read.
    Heart
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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 17, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, March 28, 2008


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