Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

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*** Love Or Lust *** - Poem by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

The drought kills the thirst
Harvest is a rarity
Dry winds dance in skin deep heat
Leaves abandon trees
Grounds crack in branches
I walk in pain
As needles climb up my feet
My lungs shiver of dryness
My heart pumps like a drum beat
Somewhere under the canopy
Of the velvet sky
A woman in tan
Waving to me
To join her party
Dig and cover
A gravely game
Insecurity permissible
Immaturity formidable
When you incline
Rose isn’t dead yet
But for you to grow them
In a killing field where
Love and lust
Collide


PS: Love and lust come from the mind.Its all in the mind and from the mind.Heart is only to make love look so nice and beautiful.Heart only function as a generator to supply nutrients and oxygen to our bodies.If the heart stops, we die.Love and lust is a mind game.It will remain in the brain depend on how serious or critical the amount of love that we have recieved.
Remember it takes two to tango.Love can not fly with a single wing.


Comments about *** Love Or Lust *** by Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

  • Adeeb Alfateh (7/9/2019 1:54:00 AM)

    I walk in pain
    As needles climb up my feet
    My lungs shiver of dryness
    My heart pumps like a drum beat
    Somewhere under the canopy
    Of the velvet sky
    A woman in tan
    Waving to me
    To join her party
    Dig and cover
    A gravely game

    great write
    great 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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  • (10/5/2018 3:08:00 PM)

    i like balls and shaft (Report)Reply

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  • (6/11/2012 2:58:00 PM)

    You express yourself clearly (Report)Reply

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  • (6/22/2009 3:55:00 PM)

    Amber and Raymichelle are right on target. All i can add is thank you for sharing this insightful poem. :) (Report)Reply

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  • (5/4/2009 12:54:00 AM)

    I enjoyed reading the struggles and conflicts in your words. Really great! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/12/2009 8:30:00 AM)

    I love your last remark - love cannot fly on a single wing. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/20/2009 9:06:00 PM)

    Amber is extremely correct! (Report)Reply

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  • (2/2/2009 8:26:00 AM)

    Your poem hit it right on but I definiatly loved the words in your PS Thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • (1/29/2009 3:11:00 PM)

    Interesting. Very nice though.
    P.s. The heart is the only thing that feels. The mind is simply what keeps us from acting on every tiny emotion.
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  • (1/25/2009 5:48:00 PM)

    i like the choice of words in this poem. They seem separate but they are all connected, they show your chain of thought at the time.Where did you write this poem it seems like you wrote it outside or something?

    P.S the heart is where we feel the mind is where we reason...
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  • (1/22/2009 6:58:00 AM)

    i loved your poem its like so amazing the tone in your writing is perfect. And that is true it takes two to tango and love can't fly with one wing! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (1/22/2009 2:51:00 AM)

    So true, it sure can die, depending on how much love one receives...and cannot fly with one wing.well said... :) (Report)Reply

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  • Niken Kusuma Wardani (1/20/2009 11:44:00 PM)

    Hi Sulaiman, I worshipped yr mind... i wonder that u had touch that deep. In fact that is the longest & complicated PS i ever read. Tks for sharing this great piece :) (Report)Reply

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  • Sadiqullah Khan (1/20/2009 7:37:00 AM)

    Between the 'idealism of love'and the 'immediate of lust', , rose can be grown symbolising some hope, some comprmising ground, well lovers may not agree but ideas can transform into reality. well chosen words and the theme is worth pondering, , (Report)Reply

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  • (1/20/2009 7:31:00 AM)

    this is so true. very touching. thank you (Report)Reply

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  • (1/19/2009 8:26:00 AM)

    thats right i like alot that whole poem is really senseable (Report)Reply

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  • (1/19/2009 8:11:00 AM)

    Yes sulaiman totally agree with you.. Lust make love more stronger... +10 (Report)Reply

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  • Shirin Sheikhi (1/18/2009 1:27:00 AM)

    you have left your reader in an artistic way so that can not find where really the boundaries of lust is distinct from love, and even if they are diffrent at all or we think diffrent about them in our mind. its nice
    good luck
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  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (1/16/2009 10:11:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem......Thoughtful and immagenative but inclines towards lust rather love.....Unique diction, well done Sulaiman. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/16/2009 6:50:00 PM)

    very impressive, I like the raw emotional feel I get from reading it, very well done (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 10, 2009

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 18, 2009


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