Naveed Akram

Gold Star - 29,330 Points (15 December 1973 / London, England)

The Dawn - Poem by Naveed Akram

What is knowledge? What is wisdom?
My sight seeks a candle, with a flame,
And the eyes are finally better, it is
The candlelight of good shining quality.
One may be wise when a small number
Of people are listening and reacting,
But the light from anywhere is cast
With such a holiness that the candle is only slight.
Knowledge this day is relished, abducted
By the wise candlelight.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 8, 2009

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