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May 31, 2010
By Drizzy BRONZE, Plano, Texas
Drizzy BRONZE, Plano, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"There is no such thing as true fear; just lack of sustained hope." -Me


Go back to the tainted streams,
The Underwood forest, the sky that gleams.
Revert to the Redwood tree,
To the sparrow that nestles with the hope to be freed.
I seek to go back, back to the dungeons,
To the beaming red gazes and the sly-painted grins.
It haunts my lacking, my presence not whole,
That I go to these places beyond my heart’s control.

I see to it true, I go back in time,
But I speak with no words, concealed like a mime.
My thoughts over yonder, but my body held true,
Can’t ever justify those things I didn’t do.
For this I go back, to the Redwood tree,
To the scarlet-faced woodpecker, teeming with greed.
A heart well-stabbed taints red the clear streams,
As His pitchfork sends me away from the sky that gleams.



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Amyn said...
on Jul. 31 2010 at 7:33 am
Excellent! Inspiring!

laleh said...
on Jul. 27 2010 at 12:12 am
The poem inspires one to go back to your true self. amamzing parallels of nature and self exploration. well done frizzy!

Andrea said...
on Jul. 25 2010 at 2:23 pm

Congratulations Nabeel, what a wonderful poem.  I really enjoyed it.

Andrea


Kitty said...
on Jul. 24 2010 at 10:35 am
Wow! What a great rendition of nature that cant express itself! Amazing visuals:)

alimus said...
on Jul. 22 2010 at 8:32 pm
Your poetry reminds me of how beautiful earth is. Continue the great work

KMUS said...
on Jul. 22 2010 at 7:47 pm
Excellent work. Regards from ATL

Rafiq Somani said...
on Jul. 22 2010 at 9:58 am
Excellent poem Nabeel. I liked the depth of feelings expressed. Keep it up!

Armeen said...
on Jul. 21 2010 at 9:43 pm

"It is had to justify the things I didn't do".......

Quite eloquent Nabs.


Aziz said...
on Jul. 21 2010 at 3:32 pm
Excellent job Nabs.

AUNT said...
on Jul. 21 2010 at 11:39 am
WONDERFUL JOB

almas said...
on Jul. 21 2010 at 10:39 am
Great work!

wellwisher said...
on Jul. 20 2010 at 4:47 pm
Excellent poem,Nabs,keep it up ,Good Luck & God bless :-)


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