Asif Andalib

Bronze Star - 2,322 Points (27 November 1967 / Moez Monzil, Komlapur, Faridpur, Bangladesh)

My First Love - Poem by Asif Andalib

I have cut off at least a thousand heads of Hydra
But I am still fighting with it
I wish I were Hercules

Throughout my youth
I was mesmerized by the nymphs
Now I have realized it was just
Waste of my most precious time

My first love was burnt to ashes
Like the phoenix
Now the ashes are turning into
My love once again
But the dragons are destroying
My sweet dreamland
By blowing with their mouths
Wild firestorms

Now my brain is haunted by the ghosts
They try to scare me to death
Now I am like Adonis
Venus has hurt me by her weapons
Wherever my blood drops fall
Blooms anemones of love poetry


Comments about My First Love by Asif Andalib

  • Tanzila Rehmat (7/17/2018 6:59:00 AM)

    This is so beautiful and eloquent; really a heartfelt read! A big 10 for you! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/13/2018 7:10:00 AM)

    Such a wonderful write...very imaginative and expressive..10+++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (3/13/2018 6:26:00 AM)

    A lovely poem! Wonderful poetic expression, brilliant imaginative faculty! ....My first love was burnt to ashes
    Like the phoenix....Loved reading your poem! ...................10
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  • (12/7/2012 9:51:00 AM)

    Interesting. Very literary, sir. (Report)Reply

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  • Jon Terry (10/1/2012 2:40:00 PM)

    this one is awesome Asif, really great, I feel I could learn a lot from your pen that's for sure, this is an epic of a poem and you do the ancient hero's and gods justice with a piece that should last as the names quoted in this master piece
    Great! ! !
    jon
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  • (9/29/2012 7:56:00 AM)

    Love poets were born when love failed and those succeeded in love wrote the same fairy tale and
    self same single line-they lived happily ever after. When first love fails it, as you tolled it rises like a
    phoenix or you may call it flowers from ashes with tears on their petals. To read such poems you need not
    fail in love but should have a heart to understand the tears. Nice poem Asif. My best wishes
    KAVIN CHARALAN

    Clarification: What is this list People who read Asif Andalib also read?
    Some poets' pages are having this list others are not.. If you know tell me.--Kavin
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  • (9/28/2012 11:11:00 AM)

    Lovely poems. Love really conquers all.. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/28/2012 8:25:00 AM)

    Wow this poem is very interesting and sweet. (Report)Reply

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  • Darkangel Flyfree (9/27/2012 8:35:00 AM)

    Wow, I really like your style of writing here! Great job! (Report)Reply

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  • Vipins Puthooran (9/26/2012 11:03:00 PM)

    tis a very beautiful poem/ top marksss! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Eindaray Kyaw (9/26/2012 12:45:00 AM)

    Good....very lovely writing and idea..
    I appreciate this
    Thanks for sharing! !
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  • (9/26/2012 12:22:00 AM)

    Memories well captured and put accross. great. (Report)Reply

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  • Sunny Rose (9/26/2012 12:10:00 AM)

    Greek mythology theme wow what a great way to write a poem (Report)Reply

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  • Ndeipanda Aindongo (9/25/2012 8:29:00 PM)

    Asif, this says a lot with such few words....Big ups! (Report)Reply

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  • (9/25/2012 2:22:00 PM)

    the greatest imagination.you are a brainy man. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/25/2012 2:21:00 PM)

    You have the greatest imagination brother.
    nice work well expressed thoughts. go on.
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  • Valerie Dohren (9/25/2012 1:58:00 PM)

    Lovely Asif, very inspired and well written. (Report)Reply

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  • Sallam Yassin (9/25/2012 12:54:00 PM)

    just great like a myth, genius Asif well done
    god bless u & thanks to share.
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  • Nader Baheri (9/25/2012 12:36:00 PM)

    great one
    the combination beween myths and love.when the ashes become to the love by blowing
    mucha gracias
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  • Solmon Jejemore Gbemiga (9/25/2012 11:22:00 AM)

    Good poem. It touches me. well done man (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 25, 2012



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