Tabish Khair

(1966 - / Gaya / India)

Tabish Khair Poems

1. Amma 3/26/2012
2. The Soldier Home From Iraq 3/26/2012
3. Immigrant 3/26/2012
4. Nurse's Tales, Retold 3/26/2012
5. Homily 3/26/2012
6. Prayer 3/26/2012
7. Rumi And The Reed 3/26/2012
8. Almost Sonnet 3/26/2012

Comments about Tabish Khair

  • Vimlendu Singh (7/28/2013 1:54:00 PM)

    A lot in little you try to render,
    Words are thick but thoughts are slender.
    Get some more from the thought tree,
    As it takes much more, for a poet, to be.- - - - Vimlendu

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Best Poem of Tabish Khair

Almost Sonnet

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 ...

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