Sadiqullah Khan

That Smile - Poem by Sadiqullah Khan

The glossiness in the night’s misty dream
The growing feeling of separation
When the emotions play behind the open book
Of the face and arising from the cellos in the mind
In hearts tidal waves like tsunamis
Breaking away all structures
In natures furies
In the days events or the nights long hours
The whole human figure converting into energy
Roaring and the hidden emotion of tears
When shalt then it will break open
From the confines of the boundaries of consistence
Not in subtle sublimities
But like storms and waves a thousand feet high
And carry me into the distances from east to west
Or into a universal fold
Lost like atoms and be sucked by the black holes
Only that I carry your signs of love
The tenderest of the smiles
While playing on your lips
And a tear down your cheek
The time is like living another thousand years
In a moment
That smile of yours leaves me devastated

Comments about That Smile by Sadiqullah Khan

  • (6/24/2008 1:35:00 AM)

    That smile transforms thanks to emotions into a microcosm where strong and powerful forces give and take, leaving us powerless in front of them.
    Great images showing clearly the way some small 'events' (a smile...) can change everything....10
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  • Jurietta Duraan (6/18/2008 9:53:00 AM)

    Very effective wordplay - to compare a gentle smile to these massive forces of nature.... fantastic imagery.... good one Sadiqullah! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 18, 2008

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