Shahzia Batool

Bronze Star - 2,273 Points (Pakistan)

The Ripples - Poem by Shahzia Batool

how many layers
has my soul?
i' m obsessed with this thought.
none can have a single look;
my heart is yet a virgin spot.
but painful fact
is only that
what disturbs me a lot:
i am what i am not...

Comments about The Ripples by Shahzia Batool

  • Heather Wilkins (7/24/2013 11:09:00 AM)

    our soul has many layers. this s an interesting question with man y difficult answers. do we really know? (Report) Reply

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  • (4/12/2013 2:25:00 AM)

    Poetry expressed in the fewest possible words is the highest art.
    A deeply gratifying bit of work, Shahzia!
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  • (6/7/2012 11:17:00 AM)

    i m Hassan jaweria's fiance. i m Electrical Engineer.
    i read you poems and found very interesting and heart touching.
    i think mam you should publish a book in English Poetry and make some name in international market for your country.
    you are the great poetess i found in Pakistan which write poetry in English as well as in urdu.

    i like poetry and use to write it and have a little collection of my poetry.
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  • Adeline Foster (4/7/2012 12:04:00 PM)

    Ignore those who say longer. It is just right. I too have written one called - Who Am I - perhaps with a different thought in mind.
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  • (2/20/2012 8:13:00 AM)

    it is nice but yes it would be better if its bit long. (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (2/19/2012 1:09:00 PM)

    excellent! no body looks at our soul.....the beautiful soul, people see the apparent acts of us and think that the acts are control by the soul or the works are the reflection of our soul. no body looks at our real good soul. Am i right? (Report) Reply

  • (2/16/2012 12:59:00 AM)

    poetry is to discover of soul and fly beyond... (Report) Reply

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  • Saadat Tahir (12/25/2011 12:55:00 PM)

    i remembered bulleh shah
    ............bulleya ki jana maen kaun....

    v nice lines.
    deep and enigmatic

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  • (12/21/2011 10:06:00 AM)

    i like this poem. may i suggest something? try to make it longer. you've expressed yourself really well, but it would be great if it was a little longer. would have given more insight. (Report) Reply

  • (12/20/2011 8:27:00 PM)

    Will say darling, you try to expose who you are to us and it's very kindness and sweetly wrote by you keep it (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, July 1, 2013

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