Akhtar Jawad

Gold Star - 144,265 Points (8-2-1945 / Gorakhpur)

Pearls Of Tears - Poem by Akhtar Jawad

Smile of roses is now turned in pearls.
Eyes are red and wet in tears,
How helpless is the man!
A single life and so many fears!
Oh Life! Your forks, your curls!
Gave only pains, and melting pearls!

Life smiled, “Poetry lacked sweetness of sorrows.”
Sent a fairy, to snatch smile and to give the tears,
See the beauty of your maiden borrows,
a poet needs such cruel spears.
Keep the wound intact and melt in the eyes.
Ahead of you are the seven skies!

Topic(s) of this poem: sorrows

Comments about Pearls Of Tears by Akhtar Jawad

  • Valsa George (9/2/2015 12:48:00 AM)

    Yes, often man is helpless. Frozen sorrow melts in tears! Lovely write! (Report) Reply

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  • (8/31/2015 2:03:00 AM)

    The sonnet is a melting pearl, very impressive...............................10 (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (8/30/2015 11:27:00 PM)

    I am sure that there are meanings here that I don't understand. But the ones I relate to, completely melt my soul (Report) Reply

    Akhtar Jawad (8/31/2015 1:18:00 AM)

    If it melt you, it means you have understood the poem. Thanks, Kelly Kurt.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 30, 2015

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