Naveed Akram

Gold Star - 29,353 Points (15 December 1973 / London, England)

Cowardly Ways - Poem by Naveed Akram

Cowardly as amazements we run in divergent ways,
Clumsy and alluring with brightness and corrosion;
The cruel crabs enter the highways of courage,
Nauseating as a crustacean, madly in love.
Lacking all madness afterwards, we laboured night
And all day, always in majestic persuasion.
Marked and obnoxious were the heretics of joy,
Lame as a macho crow, a little heaven was in the way.
Kindly out of known wisdom the crabs became eaten,
Like the erosion of the seas and weeds of the deep sea.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 3, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 4, 2011


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