Dinda Khairani

Freshman - 970 Points (16-11-2000 / Bogor, Indonesia)

What Is Love? - Poem by Dinda Khairani

What is love?
I thought I knew the answer
I thought you made me know the answer
‘Cause I used to believe you
When you gladly told me
That the love of yours
Was the real piece of heaven
Would never be the beast
Which smashes the castle of purity
Immortal, more immortal than the word itself

Because you used to treat me
Like I was your only lover
You used to protect me
Like I was your only daughter
You used to love me
Like I was your only princess

What is love?
I thought I didn't know the answer
But the pain that caused by high hopes
That fell through the happiness
Arrived on the black surface of sadness
Enclosed by the stupid beautiful fake smile,
Makes me realise that I do always know

And love is,
The feeling that can make me crazy
All night long thinking about a cruel person
A person who stabbed my heart
With those beautiful soft lies
A person who told me that I was pretty
But then made me feel ugly
A person behind my deepest sadness
But still the one who wins my heart

Love isn't the cause of my loneliness
Love isn't the cause of my sorrow
But I fell in love with a wrong guy
A wrong guy who never ever knows what is love

Topic(s) of this poem: alone, deep, lonely, love, sadness

Form: Blues Poem


Comments about What Is Love? by Dinda Khairani

  • Chinedu Dike (1/3/2016 4:45:00 AM)


    An insightful depiction of distress that follows disappointment in bliss of love, well articulated and nicely penned from the heart with conviction. Thanks for sharing Dinda. (Report) Reply

    Dinda Khairani Dinda Khairani (1/4/2016 12:32:00 PM)

    Thank you too for reading, Chinedu! :)

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  • Domes Wau (12/7/2015 10:07:00 AM)


    Love has good taste but owner of love itself does not really feel what love is. Thank you for sharing, Dinda (Report) Reply

    Dinda Khairani Dinda Khairani (12/7/2015 3:33:00 PM)

    Yes, I totally agree with you.
    Thanks for reading, Domes!

  • Souren Mondal (12/6/2015 12:21:00 PM)


    Love never hurts, loving the wrong person does.. A well written poem Dinda.. Thank you for sharing.. (Report) Reply

    Dinda Khairani Dinda Khairani (12/7/2015 3:32:00 PM)

    Yes, and that's why we shouldn't blame love for our tears.
    Thanks, Souren!

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (12/6/2015 12:56:00 AM)


    Knowing the answer of love is very amazing. Love is full with emotion basing on grief and joy. This is deeply expressed poem shared in wise mind...10 (Report) Reply

    Dinda Khairani Dinda Khairani (12/7/2015 3:32:00 PM)

    Thanks for reading and rating! :)

  • Kelly Kurt (12/6/2015 12:03:00 AM)


    Little certainty in vagaries of life. Thanks, Dinda (Report) Reply

    Dinda Khairani Dinda Khairani (12/7/2015 3:31:00 PM)

    Thanks for reading, Kelly!

  • Sahra Hussein (12/5/2015 10:35:00 PM)


    love is painful and also complicated but it is a beautiful sometimes.
    Good words and thank you for sharing.
    Good work!
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    Dinda Khairani Dinda Khairani (12/7/2015 3:30:00 PM)

    Yes that's exactly a fact about love.
    Thanks for reading!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 5, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 28, 2017


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