Z H Khan

Fajr In Fear - Poem by Z H Khan

There is a nagging gnawing on the inside of my self
It’s the feeling of my body giving up before its time.
In the quiet twilight hours between one prayer and another
Once I prayed for health
Now I pray for peace.

There is a writhing moaning in the deepness of my heart
It’s the devil down within me that wants me to complain.
But I have built a fortress with the patience of my faith
And I will shelter there
However harsh the pain.

There is a desperate longing in the reach of my embrace
For life and love and happiness and gentle many years
But I shall fold my arms around the comfort of my prayer
And I may often cry
But never bitter tears.

Comments about Fajr In Fear by Z H Khan

  • (2/23/2009 2:47:00 PM)

    'And I may often cry
    But never bitter tears'

    Wah, this is beautiful

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  • Khadim Hussain (6/24/2007 3:42:00 PM)

    Beautiful and very deep, I shall try read all your poems. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 14, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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