Parveen Shakir

(24 November 1952 - 26 December 1994 / Karachi / Pakistan)

To A Friend - Poem by Parveen Shakir

Listen, girl, these moments are clouds:
you let them pass and they're gone.
S o a k up the i r mo i s t t ouch. Ge t
drenched.

Don't waste a single drop.
Listen, downpours don't remember
streets,
and sunshine can't read roadsigns.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about To A Friend by Parveen Shakir

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Monday, April 9, 2012



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]