Muhammad Shanazar

Veteran Poet - 1,176 Points (25-11-1960 / Pakistan)

Why I Write? - Poem by Muhammad Shanazar

When indelible memories of the past,
Torment my heart and mind; I write.

When mist floats in front of the eyes,
The light comes from behind; I write.

When the men of the callous world,
Compel me to be confined; I write.

When my heart weeps wailing upon
The wise being led by the blind; I write.

When in self schemed distribution I see
The deserving limping behind; I write.


Comments about Why I Write? by Muhammad Shanazar

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (10/10/2015 1:11:00 PM)


    When my heart weeps wailing upon
    The wise being led by the blind; I write.

    Verily, a lovely poem,
    Loved reading it........10

    I invite you to read my poems.
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  • (12/31/2008 12:15:00 AM)


    writing as a freedom of expression thats a good reason to do it (Report) Reply

  • (5/20/2008 12:27:00 AM)


    a lovely poem i must say.
    poetry is a devil's wine. you must have heard this saying.
    it just comes from inside. a feeling that cannot be held within.
    it has to let out and let emotions take its shape accordingly
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  • (3/20/2007 12:06:00 PM)


    when the positive opulence of fools
    gives way to petty illusion; I write.
    (Report) Reply

  • (1/4/2007 11:38:00 AM)


    This is definitely a beautiful write. Very good reasons to write, good reasons. You are a good writer.....keep writing...I say too. (Report) Reply

  • Joe Breunig (7/31/2006 12:04:00 PM)


    Beautiful! Don't stop writing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 31, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010


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