Abdul Wahab


Surprising! - Poem by Abdul Wahab

when you say
I love you

I see in it
A big truth

Though I know
it is a great lie

As poets see
The shadow of light
Light in shadow

They hear the sound
of silence

and smell the fragrance
of emptiness

under synaesthesia
they see only one colour ‘’ red ‘’
or no colours at all

camel got wings and fly
and butterfly got neck
like that of a camel

nothing is impossible
under surrealism

in fact
there is nothing stupid
like logic

neither is anything
like wonder

nor surprise
has any meaning


but I can give you
both of them

and you believe in it
though you know

it's a great lie.


Comments about Surprising! by Abdul Wahab

  • Njuguna Peter Mnyagia (6/26/2013 3:22:00 PM)


    Wow. Awesome piece. I love the style (Report) Reply

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  • (6/25/2013 11:26:00 PM)


    Surprising poem is amazing. Poets can see, hear, feel what others can't, coz they are heart and soul dominated. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (6/24/2013 6:56:00 PM)


    as poets see the shadow of light light in shadow. tomorrow they may see it differently. good read (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 24, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, June 24, 2013


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