May 31, 2010
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...
Jul. 31, 2010 at 7:33 am
Excellent! Inspiring!
laleh said...
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...
Jul. 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm

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


Kitty said...
Jul. 24, 2010 at 10:35 am
Wow! What a great rendition of nature that cant express itself! Amazing visuals:)
alimus said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 8:32 pm
Your poetry reminds me of how beautiful earth is. Continue the great work
KMUS said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 7:47 pm
Excellent work. Regards from ATL
Rafiq Somani said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 9:58 am
Excellent poem Nabeel. I liked the depth of feelings expressed. Keep it up!
Armeen said...
Jul. 21, 2010 at 9:43 pm

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

Quite eloquent Nabs.

Aziz said...
Jul. 21, 2010 at 3:32 pm
Excellent job Nabs.
almas said...
Jul. 21, 2010 at 10:39 am
Great work!
AUNT replied...
Jul. 21, 2010 at 11:39 am
wellwisher said...
Jul. 20, 2010 at 4:47 pm
Excellent poem,Nabs,keep it up ,Good Luck & God bless :-)
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