Naveed Akram

Gold Star - 27,277 Points (15 December 1973 / London, England)

Sea Parting - Poem by Naveed Akram

The sea shall part before your eyes
And you will not learn of darkness.
The heart grows fond of this miracle
As length of the rivers do not match.
We are in safety, we are in a house
That worked upstairs and downstairs.
Some lights are delighting the company
In the house or palace of wonders.
This night the lights are out
With the sea parting forcing us to drown
With the lights off, with the house in floods.
The real saviour is the man in the house
Who is the landlord, the only warrior of water.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 18, 2010

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