Ali Sabry

Gold Star - 7,339 Points (11/08/1988 / Iraq - Baghdad)

Yesterday I Was Walking Alone On The Road - Poem by Ali Sabry

Yesterday I was walking alone on the road
I was listening to the car noise
& between the car lights I was seeing your face
Your picture it's shadow in the dark
Your shadow don't need lights to be visible
Cause all of you is lights
You are my light of my way
By your eyes I can see
Without you I'm blind
Why you didn't call me whole these long months
Where are you now
Please let me hear your pure voice for once
I know that the fate is to stay far away from each other
What can we do this is it we must accept it
I'm alone
The walls of my room cried for my situation
The empty pillow beside me in my bed asking about you

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Yesterday I Was Walking Alone On The Road

Comments about Yesterday I Was Walking Alone On The Road by Ali Sabry

  • David Olusegun Agbaje (7/9/2017 3:23:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful love poem. It portrays longing and poignancy. The depiction is reinforced by powerful images evoked through the use of aesthetic elements such as metaphor in line 7:
    You are my light of my way
    and personification in the last two lines:
    The walls of my room cried for my situation
    The empty pillow beside me in my bed asking about you
    The beauty of the poem lies in the imagistic way in which the protagonist laments the absence of his lover.
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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (5/17/2017 4:55:00 AM)

    A true love poem full of melancholic laments. Thank you for sharing, the lines are meant deep, but layered a tiny bit undeep. But this is lovely poem about love. Make the long lines a tad shorter and you can feel the power coming out. Thank you for sharing, dear poet. (Report) Reply

  • Istabraq Al Ahmadi (5/14/2017 2:04:00 AM)

    Simple, yet powerful expression of love and longing! The last two images of the wall and the pillow are strikingly expressive, and genuinely sincere. Thanks (Report) Reply

  • (5/5/2017 10:19:00 PM)

    You are feeling: sad, lonely, and blue! Because the love of your life has left you! Heart breaking good romantic poem! (Report) Reply

  • Abhaya Sharma (5/1/2017 11:09:00 PM)

    Good One.. Ali Sabry.. well said.. (Report) Reply

  • Kameswara Rao Chellapilla (4/24/2017 9:09:00 AM)

    Very Romantic Poem. Good. (Report) Reply

  • Debra Deveney (10/27/2016 2:26:00 AM)

    Yesterday I Was Walking Alone On The Road -
    Such sadness. Heart breaks for the couple that can not be together. (Report) Reply

  • (9/9/2016 12:27:00 AM)

    Thank you for sharing. The last two lines are my favourite. A heart felt ending. (Report) Reply

  • Aremo Abiodun Best (9/5/2016 9:46:00 AM)

    wow, really touching poem it is, i joined every line of this great poem (Report) Reply

  • F.d. Poetry (8/31/2016 12:53:00 AM)

    My favorite line Your shadow doesn't need lights to be visible. :) (Report) Reply

  • Pawan Meena (8/25/2016 10:12:00 AM)

    U really love your beloved so much (Report) Reply

  • Ajay Kumar Adarsh (8/8/2016 10:53:00 AM)

    very nice poem
    I like these LINE

    You are my light of my way
    By your eyes I can see
    Without you I'm blind
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  • (8/1/2016 10:16:00 AM)

    Vey Nice..! ..hits my heart in in many ways... (Report) Reply

  • Amri Ramsey (7/31/2016 2:05:00 AM)

    Beautifully written. Great job (Report) Reply

  • Ashish Chand (7/31/2016 1:25:00 AM)

    you should go a long way..
    do not leave your track...
    growing is maturing.... but it is also narrowing of your vision.... try to avoid...
    write continuously....
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  • Harshit Sheth (7/22/2016 12:27:00 PM)

    YOu gave an integrity with you words! #respectToYoudWork! ! (Report) Reply

  • Jonaid Ahmed (7/5/2016 10:07:00 AM)

    Good Writing.Hope for further success... (Report) Reply

  • Istabraq Al Ahmadi (6/24/2016 3:55:00 AM)

    With some reservations, this poem is intensely romantic and powerfully expressive. You need to rewrite certain expressions to give powerful impact. Also, you need to pay attention to punctuation and grammar mistakes. I advise you to read English poetry as much as you can because this will yield great benefits to you as a poet with romantic and honest touches. Thanks a lot for inviting me to read your poems. It was an honor for me. Wish you best of luck. (Report) Reply

  • (6/12/2016 8:21:00 AM)

    The play of light and shadow is whole life.. and love is the soul of life. Well written, dear Poet. (Report) Reply

  • Piumi Wijenayake (5/8/2016 9:25:00 PM)

    Good choice in words it has such beautiful flow it says about a man violently in love (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 4, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, October 29, 2012

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