saadat tahir

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I Know That I Love You…2409 - Poem by saadat tahir

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I know that I love you, my dear, yes!
Oh you name! …Lord thee bless!

works with the infirm, comes home late,
A role she plays, ordained by fate.
Study the tomes, all night long.
So can cut through, many a thong.
Pops a pill, to sack it late,
across the bed, a pile of hate.

Few snatched moments, on the line.
Scarcely if ever; a quaff of wine.
Long now forgotten, is out to dine,
weekends trudge, stringing laundry line.
Oh! Loved the firs and rustling pines
Cutting through wrists are daunting twines

I know that I love you, my dear, yes!
Oh you name! …Lord thee bless!

In a far off land only a name resides.
Hardly if ever the time coincides.
But a hope is kindled and kept alive.
A direction and path along which to strive.
Mops up home that's really not hers.
Nor was she ever gifted any furs.

A sweet simple girl, inside resides.
Needs an arm to hold and hide.
Who'll softly touch in a caring squeeze.
Who'll walk her along on the beech.
Look deep in her eyes and say not a bit.
Make her smile by his beam and wit.

I know that I love you, my dear, yes!
Oh you name! …Lord thee bless!

(Islamabad)
(Sept 24,2009)


Comments about I Know That I Love You…2409 by saadat tahir

  • Daniel Brick (3/13/2017 5:51:00 AM)


    You touched a nerve and a need so deeply that a wide array of readers - including myself - found this to be a
    wonderful love poem. I like two things especially: the tenderness of the language which maintains a hushed respect for the beloved, never breaking thr romantic mood, and second, that you treat this prospective partner as an individual with the integrity of her personhood. It's the peropwe base for love to flourish. (Mine is comment 35! !)
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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (2/27/2017 8:50:00 PM)


    it's a nice poem with gushing emotions. But The concept of a 'simple girl who needs a protective arm, soft touch, and silent understanding' must change. All over the world, it is now widely understood that if you keep the women subjugated, the whole sociery remains crippled. (Report) Reply

  • Rameeza Nasim (2/6/2017 10:33:00 AM)


    Nice sweet love poem :) (Report) Reply

  • Jane Urhobocha Ejobofor (2/2/2017 4:11:00 AM)


    artful, creative, adorable (Report) Reply

  • Zion Anna (1/16/2017 10:02:00 AM)


    This is a very beautiful poem i really enjoyed every bit of it. Thank you (Report) Reply

    Saadat Tahir Saadat Tahir (1/16/2017 10:40:00 AM)

    thanx zion....nice words..

  • Ging Taping (11/22/2014 9:31:00 AM)


    Two thumbs up!
    Now I know why my poem She is a woman caught your attention..
    Because you love and respect women.
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  • (9/22/2014 5:10:00 PM)


    Written here love is a many splendid thing wrote from the heart indeed, , , regards (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (8/18/2014 1:15:00 AM)


    Very touching my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (7/6/2014 7:18:00 AM)


    Fantastic poem with many captivating lines adds beauty of love, make it heart warming poem. I liked reading all the lines...
    A sweet simple girl, inside resides.
    Needs an arm to hold and hide....loved reading it. Thanks for sharing.
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  • Mihaela Pirjol (6/21/2014 3:28:00 AM)


    A lovely, heart warming poem...beautifully written!


    Thank you for your comment, sir.
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  • Meena Mustafa (6/29/2012 6:33:00 PM)


    Wow! what a beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • (6/4/2011 12:41:00 AM)


    Very beautifully and soulfully written, great poem~! (Report) Reply

  • (4/24/2011 10:11:00 AM)


    A very positive poem with good energy. It impressed me so that I translated for you our famous poet Sergey Esenin ... I Hope I have succeeded (Report) Reply

  • (1/10/2011 4:13:00 PM)


    Wow, beautiful words of love, thank you Saadat, I really like this poem, it has a very nice rythem :) (Report) Reply

  • (2/16/2010 10:58:00 PM)


    finally i did not miss this meaningful poetry, your style is versatile. (Report) Reply

  • (2/15/2010 8:42:00 AM)


    a beautiful wish and desire, penned down skillfully with great flow of simplicity, ......10++++ for S (Report) Reply

  • (11/16/2009 10:21:00 AM)


    lovely poem saadat, .....got carried with the flow and love for s.
    ritty
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  • (10/7/2009 4:01:00 AM)


    Hey.. that's what I am talking about Sadaat..
    This poem rocks big time..! ! !
    I mean a lovely poem, ... I was kinda surprised when I saw the title, I mean you don't usually write these types of poems.. But this is very good, This poem shows your versatility as a writer. Nice to read.. Enjoyed this one very much..10++

    cheers
    Shan
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  • (9/29/2009 12:41:00 PM)


    Very tender and romantic Saadat. A touching poem indeed.

    Ruthy
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  • (9/29/2009 12:10:00 PM)


    What a simple and loving poem. Good for S, and good for you. Love exists. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 24, 2009

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 30, 2012


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