Taher Shemaly

Rookie - 20 Points (17/8/1980 / Kuwait)

Once Upon A Time

Poem by Taher Shemaly

Remember, when I had you on my shoulder
beneath the heavens of that little house
Many are the moments of joy and laughter
we had in that neat little house

You are walking now, my little niece
and I, to the grave I must come
Weak are my bones, and a white hair piece
blackened eyes and a face full of gloom

A rose ye are to be come in the midst
a wild one, like no one had become before
And lying on my woody bed to the lowest
I must be with a name not any more

No wife nor kids, I said Nay to all
for in this life, I did not see any pearls
But only you in my heart against the all
for only you can enlighten my heart's jails

Now, for home I had lost with youth
I said goodbye to the old green tree
Where I carried you and stood both
and leaves you grasped O ye my Lily

Ye go my sweet over and over
with white soul like the clouds
And I will always remember
once upon time, I had a house

Comments about Once Upon A Time by Taher Shemaly

  • Scarborough Gypsy (4/16/2005 12:10:00 AM)

    This was very beautiful. Filled with so much love. I enjoyed it very much.

    Kind regards

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: house, remember, laughter, rose, tree, hair, green, joy, lost, home, heart, time

Poem Submitted: Friday, April 15, 2005