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That's me

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That's me

It falls from my hands 
and scatters all around
one by one I pick up each piece  
my life comes together in this poem 

Joys and laughter everywhere
but a little sorrow hides under the chair
dreams and hopes desperately hang on 
the wind threatens to blow them away

Fragments of my memories lie here and there
a few unforgotten college days
some precious words dad had said 
angry face of a long lost friend

Strewn all over are words
well intended but misunderstood
words written for a poem, left halfway
some earnest attempts, some fake

If I were to measure these pieces 
Would there be more joy or despair
I really cannot say
But they make me what I am today.



Afroze Ali
Date:24th june 2011

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  1. Date: 12/25/2013 11:37:00 PM
    Loving this one again. BIG congrats . It was one of my favorites.

    Ali Avatar Afroze Ali
    Date: 12/26/2013 9:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Andrea :)
  1. Date: 12/24/2013 12:21:00 AM
    Enjoyed your beautiful write on a portrait of a poet and congratulations on the win, Afroze

    Ali Avatar Afroze Ali
    Date: 12/26/2013 9:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Dr. Ram!
  1. Date: 12/23/2013 1:19:00 PM
    Congrats Afroze on your superb win in this contest. This is seemingly simplistic but I found it so endearing and very beautiful... love, G

    Ali Avatar Afroze Ali
    Date: 12/23/2013 8:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Gautami:)
  1. Date: 6/27/2011 11:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Constance's "All The Little Pieces" contest Afroze. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/26/2011 12:29:00 AM
    Many congrats on your super win, Afroze with this honest rendering of who you are. Lainie

  1. Date: 6/25/2011 5:31:00 AM
    Afroze this is beautiful. The images you've painted are lovely. Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 10:47:00 PM
    a greeat poem from you … perky cheers for the amazing award, afroze!! :) huggs

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 8:38:00 PM
    I really like how you did your entry, afroze. You covered a lot of ground with just a few lines. REally great job. I enjoyed reading this one alot. Congrats on your well deserved win.

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 6:12:00 PM
    My congratulations on this win in the contest of constance, Afroze

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 3:54:00 PM
    Very nice piece of Poetry and a great win for you.....Michael

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 3:30:00 PM
    Congrats Afroze on another excellent win in this contest with this beautiful creative poetry luv.. enjoy .. poetic art..luv..