Syed Anwar Yarkhan Jilani

Rookie - 313 Points (25 th September 1946 / Mumbai, India.)

Eraser. - Poem by Syed Anwar Yarkhan Jilani

There is the pencil to commits mistakes
The eraser is there to remove distastes.
Each time untouched breath is induced
And happiness with gaiety is introduced.
In the royal bargain a little of it is lost
With time the eraser is sure rubbed off.
Existence was benevolently devoured
Barbarous corrections it has savoured.
Without appreciation there was no ask
Perhaps it was so created for that task.
A few lines unintentionally did go astray
God bless the eraser that did not betray.

Like seasons the epoch has changed
Accept the vista differently arranged
Become an eraser to your children.


Comments about Eraser. by Syed Anwar Yarkhan Jilani

  • Swetha Vanakayalapati (8/31/2012 8:17:00 AM)


    wonder such memories pass away leaving deep scars on white paper of life making it even torn yet the bright vision to erase the mistake with hopeful hopes and moving forward to write more absorbingly at every phase with undeterred passion of living............possible with all values of life..........simply by the art of living.........art in life...........for life........with an eraser........i enjoyed it! ! (Report) Reply

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  • Robert Roberts (8/30/2012 11:21:00 PM)


    good work man time we appreciate our tools beside the pencil (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (8/30/2012 1:58:00 PM)


    A simple object of common use is used for a purpose....very different & unique! (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (8/30/2012 12:12:00 PM)


    My eraser has been getting a lot of use as of late. Excellent poem. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/30/2012 10:34:00 AM)


    There are many things which should be erased in this world if it were possible - very good write. (Report) Reply

  • (8/30/2012 9:55:00 AM)


    a beautiful concept! If we have the biological eraser, we can easily erase our unwanted memories! an interesting poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 30, 2012



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