Asif Andalib

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

Platonic Game - Poem by Asif Andalib

Now you are bored and tired
Of this platonic game
But I don’t blame you, baby
Cause it’s my fate; it seems!

The partition of unbreakable glass
That keeps us apart
Reminds us how helpless we are
Every time we want to make love!

Now your love seems to fade out
Like your favorite dress
Worn in rough weather
Everyday!
And I know for sure
You are gonna throw it away

You lured me to come and play
But it went in vain!
All of my flying kisses
Have lost their way
Because of the difficult journey
Through desert, jungle and mountain!


Comments about Platonic Game by Asif Andalib

  • (11/3/2012 3:04:00 AM)

    So you've been having a platonic love for a pretty long time, huh? (Report)Reply

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  • (11/15/2008 12:31:00 PM)

    another beautiful and deep write Asif with so much pain in it....i liked it thanks (Report)Reply

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  • (11/15/2008 12:04:00 PM)

    wow, ......wow hahahaha this is amazing good work (Report)Reply

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  • (11/14/2008 2:32:00 AM)

    hey asif,

    platomic game, what can i say, i have to agree with greenwolf about the focus of the poem but i beleive that is essential to the spirit of the poem, thank you for the read..... good work keep it going
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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (11/13/2008 8:18:00 PM)

    Commendable work...Structurally mellifluous...Intruiging storyline.Solid Penning.

    F j R
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  • (11/13/2008 4:10:00 PM)

    This poem is rather 'Helter Skelter'. It begins in one way, continues in another way and ends in a different way. This leaves the reader to wonder about your focus. This poem is out of focus. It may be two or three poems put together.
    Otherwise, I think you are on to something. I would simply try to work it a bit.
    Good luck! I actually like the expressions in it.

    GW62
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  • (11/13/2008 1:57:00 PM)

    It is a great poem. Sad because I could sense the desperation in your words for the plea of something real. Keep up the good work. Please comment on my new one, Imagination that became destiny (Report)Reply

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  • (11/8/2008 10:22:00 PM)

    wornout love like the dress she wears and ur kisses losing their way.......wow! nice imagery and a beautiful write altogether! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/8/2008 3:31:00 PM)

    love the third stanza....it's awesome...nice work (Report)Reply

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  • Miriam Maia Padua (11/8/2008 7:27:00 AM)

    great poem asif...there is sadness but still very passionate, sweet and romantic....expressed great emotions on platonic game, platonic love.but you have also expressed it as.divine love.even though there's desire.....loving without seeing...10 for this....you're a versatile writer asif...more power... (Report)Reply

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  • (11/8/2008 6:30:00 AM)

    A game of desires and passion, loosing its chain in the journey of rough roads...brilliance in piece. a 10. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 8, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 6, 2011


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