Naveed Akram

Gold Star - 29,330 Points (15 December 1973 / London, England)

Love Arises - Poem by Naveed Akram

Love arises and heightens towards us,
With a manifesto to shock and stare at;
Then iron chains are broken
Up and sold to the higher men.
Dying men shall visit the chained places,
Playing with their steel as a form of strength,
Speeding along in time as they crawl naturally,
This hour fades with an advertisement.

I speak in a velocity of light,
At the top of life, at the highest life.
Weighing in with hugeness,
I see love taste the horizon at the seaside.
Wading in requires good luck
And darkness of the night is also tomorrow.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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