Mahfooz Ali

Rookie - 128 Points (28 October / Lucknow (U.P.) India)

Lullaby For A Missing Child - Poem by Mahfooz Ali

Little boy blue
I would if I could
Haul you up in my mended fishnet.

Jewels of rising moon aglow
And in place of all my food
Gift the globe to you.

I sit long by twilit window
the trouble with all other boys
other joys yet...

they are not you...Little boy blue.

Comments about Lullaby For A Missing Child by Mahfooz Ali

  • (6/5/2006 5:10:00 AM)

    that was good!
    really good! ! !

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  • (5/22/2006 7:31:00 AM)

    Very touching poem. Peace, Aisha (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 21, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 21, 2006

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