Sayeed Abubakar

Gold Star - 16,439 Points (21 September 1972 / Jessore / Bangladesh)

Shadow Of A Black Dog - Poem by Sayeed Abubakar

'I have walked across the shadow of a black dog.
Alas! What would happen to me? ' saying it,
he started crying loudly.

I asked, 'What is the problem you face? '
He said, 'I may cost my life for it.'

Listening to his cry,
the black dog itself came back.
The man said to him, 'O dog,
I have crossed your shadow today.
What would happen to me? '

The dog replied, weeping, 'Brother,
sorry, I have no knowledge of it.'

Topic(s) of this poem: satire, satire of social classes

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 1, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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