Shahad Raad

Rookie (24-4-1989 / Iraq)

Shouting In Silence - Poem by Shahad Raad

I am prisoner in a dim
If my heart beats, the ribs will kill him
I am near the crater rim
Everyone antagonize me because I'm Muslim
And I am the victim of terrorism

No rays in my life gloom
Shouting, death and war zoom
My life going on in that loom

But you are wrong

We rise the culture, we rise the art
We are innovators and we are smart
extremists are not the all only a part
So, don't blame us if in mistakes somebody falls
And don't put between us and you a wall

Shahad Raad-Iraq/Babylon

Comments about Shouting In Silence by Shahad Raad

  • Bob Blackwell (7/22/2009 9:26:00 AM)

    Shahad, I hope one day someone does listen, I hope one day someone understands, I hope one day someone realises we are all human beings, who have families and friends, who work to live. Our differences and belief's all cry for understanding, to hate because of this surely bears no love of human beings. Keep shouting to the silence, one day someone will understand. Warm regards Bob (Report)Reply

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  • Melissa Thompson (5/15/2009 9:31:00 AM)

    A very strong and meaningful..10/10 (Report)Reply

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  • Ravi SathasivamRavi Sathasivam (8/19/2008 2:07:00 AM)

    A poem from bottom of your heart.
    It has a meaningful thoughts.
    Well said.

    (Pls read my poems 'they are refugees in their own country' and 'When will we see our peaceful world again?)

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  • bashar th (8/17/2008 10:02:00 AM)

    Poem meaningful and broad imagination. 'Thin and at the same time presented the reality of Timorese to Western countries. We hope more wonderful (Report)Reply

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  • Shalini Kts (8/17/2008 4:24:00 AM)

    very nice poem...god bless u (Report)Reply

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  • Estrella Baldemosa (8/17/2008 3:48:00 AM)

    we have all the rights to equally co-exist. I abhor aggression...violence begets violence. well written (Report)Reply

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  • Sulaiman Mohd YusofSulaiman Mohd Yusof (8/17/2008 3:47:00 AM)

    i'm extremely amazed with this' shine on the truth' facts which often overlooked.yeahh you were right in some of the history.great piece from you shahad. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, August 31, 2009

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