Sadiqullah Khan

The Clever Poet - Poem by Sadiqullah Khan

The clever poet
Like the clever crow
Throws the pebbles
In the pot
To quench his thirst
Whether he knows
It is empty
Or not
As only
The echo in the pot
Is the pleasure of others


Topic(s) of this poem: love and art

Comments about The Clever Poet by Sadiqullah Khan

  • (5/25/2010 3:31:00 PM)

    Thro’ sheer cleverness poetry can’t be composed…but blended with wit and emotion makes a good poet.

    Is it a sarcastic poem Sir.methink So? …nice diction but you’re wise and intelligent poet.
    Ms. Nivedita

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  • (4/7/2010 6:13:00 AM)

    as i joined ph, i noticed there are many kinds of poets...there are fake and there are not...well, this poem made me smile, ..this is so true....and this is nicely done... (Report)Reply

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  • (4/5/2010 5:04:00 AM)

    Clever poem can take lots of meanings I like echo's {poems for me] simple words
    moulded in the right way shout the loudest...enjoyed

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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