Sayeed Abubakar

Gold Star - 14,233 Points (21 September 1972 / Jessore / Bangladesh)

If I Forget You - Poem by Sayeed Abubakar

If I forget you, Love,
no dove
will sing in the forests;
all the sparrows, leaving their nests,
will fly in the blue sky
and die
wailing;
no spring
will come more on this earth;
animals will stop giving birth
to calves; civilization will come to an end;
and God will send
all happiness to hell for good;
it should
be so because, o Love, if I
forget you, every thing will be meaningless, wrong and lie.

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Poet's Notes about The Poem

For Alma Lorena Lopez Velazquez, the Eurydice of Mexico, my vida

Comments about If I Forget You by Sayeed Abubakar

  • Bharati Nayak (9/5/2015 12:57:00 AM)


    If I forget you, Love
    No dove
    will sing in the forest
    - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    God will send
    all happiness to hell for good
    it shoulid
    be so because, o Love, if I
    forget you, every thing will be meaningless, wrong and lie.- - - -The poem is so intensive, so touching and so beautiful!
    (Report) Reply

    Sayeed Abubakar Sayeed Abubakar (9/5/2015 10:49:00 AM)

    Thanks for your nice comment, dear poet.

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  • (4/12/2013 10:19:00 AM)


    such depth of feeling; giving meaning to living, is truly to love sincerely (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (11/29/2012 11:12:00 PM)


    beautiful poem.emotion is dripping from every lines.liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Abaka Blessing Anastasia (11/22/2012 6:41:00 AM)


    i thinx i can say it goes Bah bah Bah bah BAH. I love d powerful rhymes. good 1 (Report) Reply

  • Far Lapenna (11/16/2012 7:06:00 AM)


    Wow. You hve written it so well, that I can picture it vividly. And on top of that it isn't sentimental, I can imagine that you are just stating the obvious :) Great poem (Report) Reply

  • Elizabeth Padillo Olesen (11/6/2012 3:36:00 PM)


    Sayeed, very deep way of loving, that everything seems meaningless because it is only this love which matters and gives meaning. Very romantic and passionate indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Dawn Ferrett (11/5/2012 1:34:00 PM)


    This as a very beautiful poem, Sayeed, yet not too soppy or sentimental. Loved it. I rated it a 10! Dawn xxx (Report) Reply

  • Hamid Negah (11/5/2012 12:12:00 PM)


    You are right, life without love is useless...i love you poem. (Report) Reply

  • Jaya Mishra (11/5/2012 11:24:00 AM)


    I like this very much Sayeed.....

    God will send
    All happiness to hell for good..
    It should

    Be so because
    If I frget u.... Evrythin will be MEANINGLESS
    Wrong and a lie......

    Beautiful write.....
    (Report) Reply

  • Anita Sehgal (11/5/2012 10:32:00 AM)


    lovely read...poignant! (Report) Reply

  • Anita Sehgal (11/5/2012 10:18:00 AM)


    lovely and melodious ring to the poem! (Report) Reply

  • K Khaing Sl (11/5/2012 7:37:00 AM)


    nice, I think it ll better if u use more words, (Report) Reply

  • Poetheart Morgan (11/5/2012 6:11:00 AM)


    strong and beautiful! ! ! Love is something is not? ? ? ? Very well describe! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (11/5/2012 5:39:00 AM)


    so poignant ad beautifully written a heart full love got put on the white paper and then there was birth of an amazing melody............

    thank you for sharing sir
    love
    payal
    (Report) Reply

  • Zahra Shariat (11/5/2012 3:44:00 AM)


    It's pure and beautiful, that's what I can say (Report) Reply

  • (11/4/2012 8:50:00 AM)


    Amazing poem! I can really feel the emotion behind it because it's so strong here. And, nice structure, too. (Report) Reply

  • Aminath Neena Haneef (11/4/2012 8:24:00 AM)


    I liked everything in the poem except that I feel that you could have used another word in place of cows which to me isn't very romantic. However, it is just my opinion and it may not be the best. Anyway, I like the flow and style of this poem. Lovely! (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (11/4/2012 7:04:00 AM)


    Beautiful heartfelt poem with great rhythm and flow, great write! (Report) Reply

  • Stevie Taite (11/4/2012 7:04:00 AM)


    Strong highly emotional poem! It is like you are scared you will forget someone who is no longer here! Lost but never forgotten! Interesting structure that kept me hooked til the end! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 4, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, October 12, 2015


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