Pain

PAIN Pain pain pain Go away, go away Away away away Who are you to break my heart Who are you to steal my soulmate The stranger in strangeness shift through the images of my life and death Pain pain go away Never come again Never compete Never complain Alas! Needlessly to say I’m in …

Malala

Malala She Is Malala Yousafzai my soul Princess of Swat Valley Torch bearer of knowledge light Child advocate for the girls’ education Who the deranged Talibans shot in head Because she spoke out against their heinous acts O my sweet adorable daughter we are all praying For you to become well, making us proud happy …

Yousafzai Malala

Yousafzai Malala O dearest God we’re all coming back from finishing school Suddenly the Talibans stop our van and shoot Malala Next think she remembers she’s in UK hospital Hope you get well soon Malala Yousafzai They’ll pay for their heinous crimes Sons of Lucifer rebuking light Malala my dearest love My daughter divine Innocent …

Mournful widow

Mournful widow O my mournful widow Pale purple blue Why thou look so sad today in the silhouette of the evening shadow Black widows Willows by my windows weep and whisper in the murmur of the late-night moon While the sycamore and mahogany sigh and weep more Mournful widow Mourn no more Life’s only death’s …

There

by Shampad Mutakabbir Rahmatullah   Have you ever kissed light on the lips? There, In the shade of the banyan tree? Seduced by the sight of the contours of its sightless eyes, Penetrating, Deep into your lofty ululations; Of the laughter of children And the broken dreams of an era long lost, Lived, In an …

September 2012

September 2012 Chill air in the wind, September night I could feel the presence of winter as she waits far away to arrive Leaves will be shedding soon Trees will become leafless and nude They will make ready themselves against the fury of the hoary white bride September 2012 You will be soon gone and …