Khairul Ahsan

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Pristine Love - Poem by Khairul Ahsan

No love is as overwhelming and as pristine,
As the maiden love of a lass, say of sixteen.
When, like closed petals of a bud she begins to unfold
Herself, blossoming into a fragrant rose or marigold.

She seeks a hand to hold and wants hers as well be held,
In secluded privacy, from the outside world as if shelled.
She wants to love and be loved, to touch and be touched,
Promises never to leave the hand that she fondly clutched.

Standing on the crossroads of childhood and puberty,
She seeks a soul mate, not one who is always flirty.
She feels lonely at home, even in a crowd, or among peers,
Unless with her soul mate who keeps count of her fallen tears.

Promises everything that her soul mate wants her to be,
She herself also demands promises on matters flimsy.
Not realizing that promises are easy to make but difficult to keep,
Broken promises are hard to bear with, easy to make one weep.

Sometimes the lass' love remain held back and suppressed,
When she is wary that her emotions will not be addressed.
Flames of this unexpressed love burn her in slow motion
Whenever she muses over some missed conversation.

Lucky is he who wins the first love of a lass, in solemn trust
Pity on him who misses the offer, or throws it into the dust.
When a life's journey is begun hand in hand with no suspicion,
The two unsuspecting souls will no doubt reach their destination.

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Dedicated to all the young lovers, in whose pristine minds love reigns supreme!

Dhaka
26 July 2013
Copyright Reserved.

Comments about Pristine Love by Khairul Ahsan

  • The Poet Poet (6/16/2019 7:43:00 PM)

    No love is as overwhelming and as pristine,
    As the maiden love of a lass, say of sixteen.
    When, like closed petals of a bud she begins to unfold
    Herself, blossoming into a fragrant rose or marigold.

    MOUTH WATERING WORDS ENSUE
    FROM A ROSE BUD TO EXPLODE
    NOW TIS DUE
    LOVELY POET YOU FIRST ONE MAYBE
    YOU READ MY POEMS TOO
    I LOVE ALL YOUTH
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  • Rebecca Navarre (2/23/2019 5:43:00 PM)

    Ever so very beautiful and heartwarming! ..
    Thank you ever so much for sharing this! ..
    Ever so very many
    10S! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ...................+++++
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    Khairul Ahsan(2/28/2019 8:56:00 PM)

    Thank you Rebecca, I am so much inspired by your profound praise! Thanks for your very generous rating of the poem.

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  • Srijita Mondal (2/4/2019 6:24:00 AM)

    Good thoughtful poem (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(2/5/2019 6:43:00 AM)

    Appreciate your comment, @Srijita Mondal. Thank you for reading my poem.

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  • Prabir Gayen (12/31/2018 9:26:00 AM)

    Really a pristine love dear poet.....thanks///// (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(1/1/2019 10:15:00 PM)

    Thank you, @Prabir Gayen, for reading the poem and appreciating it.

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (9/8/2018 8:58:00 AM)

    Outstanding poem on the love, indeed it's a pristine love, Only a true lover can write such poem, beautiful things emanates from beautiful mind......Nothing less than 100++++++ (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(9/10/2018 1:01:00 AM)

    'Only a true lover can write such poem, beautiful things emanates from beautiful mind' - thanks for being so kind in appreciating the poem and the poet, @Mohammed Asim Nehal.
    Much inspired, much obliged!

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  • Muzahidul Reza (8/26/2018 3:23:00 PM)

    Love for one another between male and female is excellently penned with a fantastic beginning

    No love is as overwhelming and as pristine,
    As the maiden love of a lass, say of sixteen.
    When, like closed petals of a bud she begins to unfold
    Herself, blossoming into a fragrant rose or marigold. ...... thanks for sharing the poem with us
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    Khairul Ahsan(9/10/2018 12:55:00 AM)

    Thanks to you too, @Muzahid Reza, for reading this poem and leaving a comment behind.
    Much inspired by your appreciation.

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  • Robert Murray Smith (6/18/2018 10:27:00 PM)

    There is great poetic insight in this well penned write. In fact, astoundingly so.++10 (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(6/18/2018 11:27:00 PM)

    Thank you, dear poet Robert Murray Smith, for such a kind appreciation of my poem and a generous rating.

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  • Mihaela Pirjol (5/23/2018 11:53:00 AM)

    I love this poem! It depicts in details the pristine heart and mind of a young lady. (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(6/18/2018 11:25:00 PM)

    'It depicts in details the pristine heart and mind of a young lady.' - Your words are a generous reward to my humble efforts; thank you, @Mihaela Pirjol.
    I've just read your exceptionally brilliant poem - 'Desire'. Rated it 10/10.

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  • (4/30/2018 12:37:00 PM)

    Beautifully written, an honest expression. (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(5/14/2018 7:54:00 PM)

    Thank you, Seema Chowdhury. Much inspired by your appreciation.

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  • Bipasha D (3/29/2018 11:03:00 PM)

    You have beautifully captured the emotions of an adolescent girl. I loved the rhythm of the poem too. (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(5/14/2018 7:48:00 PM)

    Thank you @Bipasha D, your comment is a perfect summary of the poem. Glad that it caught your eyes.

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  • Fog Runner (3/26/2018 8:01:00 PM)

    This seems to be a claim that the most innocent romances are invincible. Maybe they are - nicely done. (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(5/14/2018 7:36:00 PM)

    'The most innocent romances are invincible. Maybe they are' - I wonder, may be!
    Thanks for reading the poem and leaving a comment here, @Fog Runner.

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  • Rini Shibu (3/26/2018 9:12:00 AM)

    True unsuspecting soul will no doubt reach their destination..lucky soul
    Beautiful poem
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    Khairul Ahsan(5/14/2018 7:33:00 PM)

    Thanks for visiting my page and appreciating this poem, @Rini Jerry, much inspired by your comment.

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  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (2/18/2018 9:53:00 PM)

    Beautifully written of a maiden's longings, emotions and the wonder of a fresh, innocent love.
    It is pristine and pure love. Truly, lucky is the person who embraces and receives this love.
    Superb love poem! ......10
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    Khairul Ahsan(5/14/2018 10:28:00 AM)

    @Geeta Radhakrishna Menon,
    First of all, thanks for reading this poem of mine. Your thoughtful comment inspires me to write more love poems, which I shall try to write.
    Thanks for your generous rating of 10.

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  • Malabika Ray (2/3/2018 4:00:00 PM)

    Really liked the poem! Very true life-experience! Specially loved the first two lines, and the Lucky is he who wins the first love of a lass! So true again! Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(5/14/2018 10:02:00 AM)

    Thanks for your reading the poem and leaving an inspiring comment, @Malabika Ray.

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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (1/22/2018)

    Part-3
    I would love to quote..
    Promises everything that her soul mate wants her to be,
    She herself also demands promises on matters flimsy.
    Not realizing that promises are easy to make but difficult to keep,
    Broken promises are hard to bear with, easy to make one weep.
    Thanks for sharing this lovely bead of heart.
    Regards. Subhas
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    Khairul Ahsan(4/26/2018 10:13:00 PM)

    Thanks you dear @Subhas Chandra Chakra, for quoting from my poem and honoring those lines. I am inspired.

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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (1/21/2018 11:59:00 PM)

    Wow, what a splendid creation!
    How sensitively you have portrayed almost all the feelings and sensations that happen around that part of a girl's life while she falls in love with her adorable and the caring soulmate?

    (Part- two)
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    Khairul Ahsan(4/23/2018 4:01:00 AM)

    Thank you.
    I think your previous comment has been repeated here.

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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (1/21/2018 11:58:00 PM)

    Wow, what a splendid creation!
    How sensitively you have portrayed almost all the feelings and sensations that happen around that part of a girl's life while she falls in love with her adorable and the caring soulmate?

    (part - one)
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    Khairul Ahsan(4/22/2018 11:59:00 PM)

    Thanks, dear poet @Subhas Chandra Chakra, for your thoughtful words. I am inspired.

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  • (11/9/2017 5:28:00 PM)

    Young love is strong and bold and stormy, new.....nice. Thanks for sharing your poem Khairul. (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(4/22/2018 11:49:00 PM)

    @Jette Blackstone,
    Thanks for your reading. I am inspired by your thoughtful words that you left as a comment here.

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  • Akhtar Jawad (11/1/2017 10:11:00 PM)

    No love is as overwhelming and as pristine,
    As the maiden love of a lass, say of sixteen.
    When, like closed petals of a bud she begins to unfold
    Herself, blossoming into a fragrant rose or marigold.
    A very powerful opening stanza of a great poem.
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    Khairul Ahsan(4/22/2018 4:38:00 AM)

    Thank you, dear poet Akhtar Jawad, for quoting from my poem and praising it.
    Much inspired.

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  • Liza Sudina (10/19/2017 2:46:00 AM)

    You are so attentive to other person's feelings, especially a lass. Not a flirty man who causes pain. Thank you so much! Add to my favorite poem list. (Report)Reply

    Khairul Ahsan(4/22/2018 4:30:00 AM)

    Thanks for adding this poem to your favorite poems list, dear @Liza Sudina. I am much inspired by your appreciative inference.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 26, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 11, 2014


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