Why Write? Poem by Nassy Fesharaki

Why Write?

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Ay poets
Ay people
Toronto, Canada
Continents, Africa, Asia

I am a camera, microscope
I am a typewriter, telescope

I have and I shall write
Write of leaves and grass
Write of gold, of bronze and brass
Write of the drop, sea-sun as mass

As a poet with grip
I am in charge and will
Write of hate, write of love
Write of snow and the cloud
Write of peace and the wars

Oh I shall and I will
Write of breast
From being a pin-sized
To chestnut and walnut
All the way to the time
That you liked, so did I
And the time that a child
Sucks the milk for the life

I shall leave what I write
For the time as the guide
“This is life in our time.”

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: poetry
Anjandev Roy 28 July 2023

Justly brilliant work....

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Malabika Ray Choudhury 03 February 2018

Excellent poem! Full of determination about the topics you will write! I am new on this site, may I ask you to comment about my poems, if possible? Thank you.

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Richard Wlodarski 10 May 2017

Great write! Thanks for mentioning Toronto.

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Rajnish Manga 03 April 2017

This is a fantastic write- very thought provoking and timely. The danger is real and imminent. But who cares about it in the global cacophony. Thanks for sharing, Sir.

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Gajanan Mishra 21 May 2014

time to be guide, I like it, thanks. Please read my poems and say something.

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Nassy Fesharaki 27 March 2017

Thank you sir and sorry for late reply

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