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How Simple Thou Art And Plain!

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How Simple Thou Art And Plain!

Oh! I feel what a pain! 
In my poor heart and brain! 
The doctors treat and treat, 
But it’s all of no gain. 
Only the honey of thy lips
Can stop my sad eyes rain! 
And only thy warm embrace 
Can relieve my heart’s pain! 
When thy hair waves, it looks 
As if it were going to rain! 
N’ I feel my this poor heart 
Tightly shackled in thy love’s chain!
Before me, there are highways, 
But my destination is thy lane. 
My tears, my cries, my shrieks,
Oh! All go just in vain! 
Thou’st stolen my heart, yet unaware! 
How simple thou art and plain! 

Copyright © Aejaz Zafar

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  1. Date: 9/17/2010 6:21:00 AM
    There is something almost Bob Marley about this poem, love without vanity, its jewel is reality. Good write, my friend. I enjoy work.

  1. Date: 8/20/2010 10:43:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your poetry with us today Aejaz. I enjoyed reading your writing this morning. I am hoping you have a wonderful weekend and find loads of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol