Tabish Khair Poems
|1.||RUMI AND THE REED||2/20/2018|
|2.||NURSE'S TALES, RETOLD||2/20/2018|
|8.||The Soldier Home From Iraq||3/26/2012|
|10.||Nurse's Tales, Retold||3/26/2012|
|13.||Rumi And The Reed||3/26/2012|
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At one instant it seemed to be within my grasp:
Your love was a jewel I could reach out and feel.
It made me come alive as nothing had before;
I felt no need to keep it in a selfish clasp.
I knew it was something no one could ever steal,
It had no need for locks; it was a magic door.
I sit here now and think of what I would have found
If I had walked the way my heart still bids me go
(The closest word I know is "paradise"),
But here my body's tied to a stake in the ground
Of many yesterdays and not one tomorrow,
And though it may implore and ...