Akhtar Jawad

Gold Star - 174,069 Points (8-2-1945 / Gorakhpur)

It's Not You - Poem by Akhtar Jawad

Still every night,
my heart beats suddenly shoot up too high,
how many nights my heart will take to be too low,
for a sleep that is free of dreams!
Still every day, my closed eyes see you coming,
how many days my eyes will take to be opened,
and see it's not you,
it's just a dream that never comes true!

This is a translation of the poem Jani Tumi Ashbe Na by Ruby Mostazir

Topic(s) of this poem: dream


Comments about It's Not You by Akhtar Jawad

  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (3/16/2019 11:18:00 PM)

    A very touching write.
    It vividly captures the longings of the heart.
    Beautifully written.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 15, 2019



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