poet Akhtar Jawad

Akhtar Jawad

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The Candle

Burning and melting,
Lightning but no thunder,
Tears dropping drown like icicles,
Freezing but not cool,
Having lost,
Smoothness of her body,
She is hot,
The hot icicles have changed her shape,
Still graceful,
Looking more beautiful,
Even more sexy,
She is a source of light,
Light that cracked,
The dark lonely night,
In a silent night she is silent but bright,
Withstanding with the naughty blows,
Of sea blows that touch her and runaway,
See her smile on the naught of the breeze,
She never protests,
Just dances with the touches,
The virgin is waiting for someone,
Who not merely touches her flame,
The bold handsome,
Who can kiss her flame,
And courage to be burnt,
In a true love,
That will burn someone,
And convert in ashes,
Lo he came and kissed the flame,
Her flame dances last time,
Nothing is remained,
Except the fumes,
Death of a night is birth of a day,
It’s not only moon and the stars,
A candle too was burnt in a night,
A dark lonely night for love only love,
Leaving behind ashes and fumes,
With tears of dew,
With the parting kisses of night white flowers,
She goes by a flight of the Milky Way,
And the Milky Way takes off on skies,
The morning star,
The only one,
With the wet eyes, waves his hands,
Sees off the candle,
And leaves for the home,
The smiling dawn takes over the charge,
With an earth enlighten,
Here goes a night with the tales of the moon!
The forgotten candle I am sorry for you,
And your lover too!

Topic(s) of this poem: forgotten love

Poem Submitted: Monday, March 9, 2015

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  • Me Poet Yeps PoetMe Poet Yeps Poet (8/25/2020 1:11:00 PM)

    'm now on the periphery
    of time
    when soonly
    no one will know me
    nor read my
    Rhyme
    I won't any longer
    chime
    nor mime


    I bow to AKHTAR Jawad JANABH
    who brought me to
    Poem Hunter
    he alone was my mentor.

    the Bestest poet
    of Pakistan

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  • Me Poet Yeps PoetMe Poet Yeps Poet (8/25/2020 1:09:00 PM)

    'm now on the periphery
    of time
    when soonly
    no one will know me
    nor read my
    Rhyme
    I won't any longer
    chime
    nor mime


    I bow to AKHTAR Jawad JANABH
    who brought me to
    Poem Hunter
    he alone was my mentor.

    the Bestest poet
    of Pakistan

    all the best

    Abide With Me
    will ye

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austinRose Marie Juan-austin (4/24/2020 5:07:00 PM)

    Revisiting this poetic gem.
    A marvelous poem embedded with rich imagination,
    creativeness and superb imagery.
    A one of a kind write.

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (3/5/2020 8:24:00 AM)

    Your poem, A re-visit mine!

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (3/5/2020 8:22:00 AM)

    Top class poem Akhtar. How beautifully how majestically your imagination roams around a candle! 10+

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (2/7/2020 11:04:00 PM)

    Death of a night is birth of a day,
    It’s not only moon and the stars,
    A candle too was burnt in a night,

    Beautiful expression. Much poetic. What else could be a better tribute to something that burns out for sure? Life is the candle here. Thanks for sharing 10+

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  • Navod DilharaNavod Dilhara (2/6/2020 1:52:00 AM)

    Such a great poem.Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  • Me Poet Yeps PoetMe Poet Yeps Poet (1/31/2020 11:41:00 AM)

    congrats sir within first 500 poems BEAUTIFUL POEM

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  • Denis MairDenis Mair (1/6/2020 10:00:00 AM)

    During the night there was a special kind of illumination, self-generated by lovers. It shone into depths of the heart, where the glare of broad daylight cannot hold a candle to it. You have enshrined and imparted something of that illumination in the daylight medium of words.

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  • Magadha RaniMagadha Rani (12/14/2019 12:09:00 AM)

    A brilliant poem sir ji. thank you for sharing.........10++++++++++++++++++

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  • Anjandev Roy (11/5/2019 10:00:00 AM)

    Outstanding write. Thank u.anjandev Roy.

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  • Dr Dillip K SwainDr Dillip K Swain (8/23/2019 9:48:00 AM)

    An illuminating little piece of poetry! I love reading this fabulous piece time and again!

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  • Rebecca NavarreRebecca Navarre (7/16/2019 3:36:00 PM)

    Deeply moving and powerfully painted! ..
    Thank you ever so much for sharing! .. Ever
    so many 10S! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ....................+++++

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austinRose Marie Juan-austin (7/7/2019 11:22:00 PM)

    A poem of great depth.
    Timeless work of art.
    Wonderfully written.

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  • Dr Dillip K SwainDr Dillip K Swain (5/12/2019 7:30:00 AM)

    She is a source of light,
    Light that cracked,
    The dark lonely night.....scintillating expression sir! A great poem! My pleasure revisiting this wonderful work!

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  • Luz HanaiiLuz Hanaii (4/12/2019 11:17:00 PM)

    This is very beautiful, the way you almost compare her to a woman.

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  • Prabir GayenPrabir Gayen (2/5/2019 9:29:00 AM)

    She is a source of light,
    Light that cracked,
    The dark lonely night,
    In a silent night she is silent but bright,
    Very beautiful lines....thanks

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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran NairParameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (1/6/2019 10:20:00 AM)

    Death of a night is birth of a day, . One who has lost love is like a candle melting and burning
    It’s not only moon and the stars, Beautiful poem. Thank you poet
    A candle too was burnt in a night

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  • Dr Dillip K SwainDr Dillip K Swain (12/24/2018 2:57:00 AM)

    Burning and melting,
    Lightning but no thunder,
    Tears dropping drown like icicles,
    Freezing but not cool......scintillating poetic expression! I love reading this elegant piece of poetry!

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  • Luz HanaiiLuz Hanaii (9/3/2018 2:23:00 PM)

    She never protests, Just dances with the touches, Just beautiful, that so much can be said about a lonely candle is just amazing. Thank you for this gem.

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