Abdul Wahab

I Doubt If I Am Alive - Poem by Abdul Wahab

I am born
And brought up

But I doubt whether I am alive
As I am kept on dark

Fed on lies
Know not where I am

I change my side
To change my fate

But it gives me the same side
I see the same sun

with the same light
as if I move

in circles
and face the same con

and same deceit
again and again

I taste the same life
And silently I am cut

with a knife
kept in dark

as I hate to shout
so I secretly cry

like a dew
no one can see

my tears are soaked up
as the layers of the carpet is very deep

Comments about I Doubt If I Am Alive by Abdul Wahab

  • Somanathan Iyer (6/29/2013 11:12:00 AM)

    A very nice introspection leading to realization of life's intricacies. nicely written (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Heather Wilkins (6/29/2013 11:07:00 AM)

    I love your similes in this one. my tears are soaked up as the layers of the carpet is very deep. Like A dew no one can see. (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran (6/29/2013 3:06:00 AM)

    pulsating with the fill/a good poem (Report) Reply

  • Sallam Yassin (6/28/2013 2:37:00 PM)

    and that will continue
    the dark against the light so brother keep fight/thanks to share
    (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Friday, June 28, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, June 28, 2013

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]