Sayeed Abubakar

Gold Star - 16,016 Points (21 September 1972 / Jessore / Bangladesh)

You Only Know - Poem by Sayeed Abubakar

A spring may emerge from a stone
if the stone gets such a touch.
And a spring may turn into a stone
if it gets such a blow.

You only know how to transform
a spring into a stone;
you do not know how to transform
a stone into a spring.

Topic(s) of this poem: satire, satire of social classes

Form: Blank Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

To a proud girl

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 4, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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