Akhtar Jawad

Gold Star - 138,098 Points (8-2-1945 / Gorakhpur)

Leave It Any Way - Poem by Akhtar Jawad

“I know the art, how to win a heart,
Off course, it should be a heart,
That beats on the waves of music,
May be of a maid who is dancing with me,
With a mask on her face,
But the smiling eyes reflect its grace.”

The two were dancing on the dim lighted floor,
In her maiden date she was excited and amazed,
Many times she tried but she could not ask,
To remove the mask and expose his face,
But a wave she felt throughout within her,
She could not understand the change in her.

The happy new year’s night when left for the heaven,
She said to the boy, “My heart is still beating in my bosom,
You could not steal, I’m sorry for your failure.”
The boy too had a mask on his face,
His eyes smiled and replied to her eyes,
“My magic is silent, may conquer the skies.”

“Your heart is with me, I have exchanged the hearts,
Go to your bed room, a fairy will come,
With a maiden dream that will recur many nights,
She will let you show my heart and your name,
Scripted with a note, I love you sweetheart,
And you love me, too, now we cannot depart.”

The boy could not forget that girl,
A few years passed he was now married,
In the wedding night he confessed to the bride,
An innocent fairy in a white bridal dress,
You are not my first love, his story he narrated,
Exactly how it happened, not exaggerated.

The clever bride thought a few seconds,
Looked in the restless eyes of the groom,
Hugged him and said, “It was me,
By now I lived with your heart in my bosom.”
The boy kissed the girl and she found,
Unlike wedding kiss, more warm and sound!

Was the bride a liar, what do you say?
They are living happily, leave it, anyway!

Topic(s) of this poem: lie


Poet's Notes about The Poem

A lie that integrates is better than a truth that disintegrates.

Comments about Leave It Any Way by Akhtar Jawad

  • Bri Edwards (12/5/2016 10:01:00 PM)


    the Poet's Notes is VERY interesting!
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    Off course, it should be a heart, ............................Of course........of course! ! ! :)

    some favorite lines:

    She said to the boy, “My heart is still beating in my bosom,
    You could not steal, I’m sorry for your failure.

    and:

    Was the bride a liar, what do you say?
    They are living happily, leave it, anyway!

    ====================================================================
    and may i share with YOU, this of mine?


    The Downside And The Upside Of Using Lies.... [pros And Cons Of Lying; Some Advice; Short] (from 2014)

    Lies can seem at times necessary, but....
    in the long run can make life more hairy.

    BUT, ...

    if at times no lies are spoken,
    you may end up with your life broken.

    BUT, again, ....

    use lies sparingly to be sure....so....
    you don't depend on them for each cure.

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    yours to MyPoemList

    bri :)
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  • (3/19/2015 2:29:00 AM)


    Amazing One....... Beautiful...10 on 10 (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/19/2015 12:03:00 AM)


    Through the beats of music knowing the art of winning heart is wonderful definitely. Excellent work. Beautiful also. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/19/2015 12:01:00 AM)


    Through the beats of waves of music I know the art of winning the heart with love and affection. Beautiful imagery and expression. Excellent work shared definitely.10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (3/18/2015 10:59:00 AM)


    Beautiful, creative write with inspired lines that dance with a lie that made him happy! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (3/18/2015 4:34:00 AM)


    What an integrating lie! It has glued two hearts into one! As in a fairy tale..... They live happy thereafter! So let us leave the question whether it was a lie or a truth! Great imagination Akhtarji! (Report) Reply

  • (3/17/2015 10:35:00 AM)


    What a beautiful lie and what a beautiful poem! ......................10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 18, 2015


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