Abdullah Musa

The Cry Of An Orphan - Poem by Abdullah Musa

O! Death,
You care for no one’s agony
For the love of our sorrow you exist

Men have questioned God
But death, are you merciful

Troops came to beg, but
Saints you’ve drained their breath

When the fatherless and the motherless weep
Could life be the same

When the tears of blood flood the earth and
mountains refused asylums

How can he fight your invincibility
How can he survive the pains of life in this
mesh of wicked sorrow

Maybe you will soon take him to the comfort of
his parents in your house of pains and joy, for
the future is wrinkled

Poverty and loneliness are pursuing him out of
the rim of success
He tried, but ahead is the ocean of agony

This life of peace you brought it pains
His yesterdays were full of the memory of love
but tomorrows are a phantom of misery.

Comments about The Cry Of An Orphan by Abdullah Musa

  • (12/27/2009 3:01:00 PM)

    Indeed good one keep it up (Report) Reply

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  • (12/23/2009 12:00:00 PM)

    A well written poem with nice imagery but I 'm unable to vote! a problem somewhere! (Report) Reply

  • (12/18/2009 6:37:00 AM)

    Again, you write with such clarity and meaning. Keep up the great work. Wayne Bowen...a comment on my poems would be appreciated. (Report) Reply

  • Timothy Olapeju OGUNSAKIN (12/15/2009 8:58:00 AM)

    If it is possible to beg death to cease for some time, it would have been ok but it can't and it would continue to sting man! maybe it can consider the orphan. Musa, your poem is impressive and i love your diction. read my poem 'the coolness within' and send comment to me. (Report) Reply

  • (12/6/2009 7:01:00 AM)

    Abdullah, you are doing well here, so let the vigour of inspiration burn more inside you to get your pen improving. (Report) Reply

  • (12/5/2009 6:52:00 AM)

    Well...that's AWESOME Abdullah...your english is very good...and for sure this piece makes sense...it is so sad but so nice at the same time...very well written :) ..gonna read others =) (Report) Reply

  • (12/3/2009 2:26:00 PM)

    nice sad poem: (
    keep writing and thank u for ur valuble comments :)
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  • (12/3/2009 1:33:00 PM)

    He tried, but ahead is the ocean of agony

    nice sad reflective poem, very well written

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  • Meggie Gultiano (12/3/2009 6:11:00 AM)

    Well done..nicely said. Thanks for sharing your thoughts (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 3, 2009

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