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Hope Unrelenting

Drifted along with vicious tides
A soul in distress, lost, astray
No reason to reincarnate life
A lifeless burden, here, I lay

In caress of the finest, a desired reverie
My dwelling, a fantasy of idyllic presence
Behind the facade, a spirit yearns to be free
My world, as hollow as its glitter, in essence

Forsaken by all, yet I thrive to exist
Holding on to a beacon near end
At the verge of sanity, I strive to resist
For a glimpse of your smile gives me life my friend

Copyright © M. Hussain Effendi

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  1. Date: 11/6/2011 3:50:00 PM
    reverie---I love this word. It was on the tip of my tongue on a poem I wrote last night! Nice poem! I appreciate your words. You are right...I should post more...BUT, unfortunately I write all my poems out on paper first. Typing is so tedius to me. Once I write a poem, I am done and over it:) This is the same reason I do not edit or change my poems. It is like a special moment in time, not for me to mess with, I guess??? Peace!

  1. Date: 11/1/2011 6:44:00 PM
    I agree with most of the comments on here. Wonderfully written -- beautiful indeed! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 7:41:00 AM
    MHE., a strong force to ride along with... im glad you found no meaning in yielding to wonders of a smile... i enjoyed the thrive of your existence... enjoyed,.. (i'm waiting for you to post a new poem,..p.d.

  1. Date: 10/24/2011 2:55:00 PM
    Just reaching out to touch you Hussain, I'm always around and need to see what you are doing. Hope your week is beautiful. Leaves changing color here.

  1. Date: 10/6/2011 3:00:00 PM
    It is good to have someone who gives you hope with just a smile...Enjoyed reading your work this afternoon..Sara

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 10:10:00 AM
    I am stopping by your wonderful poetry today to thank you for your kind comments on my writing M. Hussain. Hope you have an inspiration filled week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/16/2011 2:43:00 PM
    Nicely done Hussain. Nice imagery and imagination. And thanks for checking out "Making Plans." It's always a pleasure when you visit. Thanks again and nicely penned poem. Terry

  1. Date: 9/15/2011 8:04:00 AM
    Here I am again my dear, Your talent for story telling is alive and well and the sorrow expressed always beautiful. We poets love the yearning and sadness of life and these poems of yours tug at the heart. Also, your visits give a girl reason to write - so lovely are your comments, thank you Hussain

  1. Date: 9/15/2011 6:50:00 AM

  1. Date: 9/10/2011 7:33:00 PM
    a very deep and intense piece of poetry M.Hussain and a wonderful expression of inner feelings ... the last line is ultra beautiful luv..

  1. Date: 9/10/2011 12:50:00 AM
    This is wonderful.....thanks so much for sharing....smiles

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 7:31:00 PM
    Ah yes, the last line lifts us out of the sadness into hope. You take us through a classy story in style. Enjoyed this so much!

  1. Date: 9/6/2011 5:20:00 PM
    Wonderful manipulation of metaphors and skillful use of words. Brilliant write!