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Homeless

"this poem is not about what is written, 
but what is not written. . . "

Oh don’t fall in love with me
For I’m a drifting cloud in the sky
My life is unbound and enchantingly free
A bird that can anywhere fly

Love can’t hold me forever tight
I’m a homeless butterfly
The stars and moon that shine in the night
Are my guiding lights in the sky

A free flowing river is my life
No ripple stays there for long
Can a life really be without strife?
There is deep pain in my song

A fluttering virginal candle 
A dancing silent flame
Emotions love can’t handle
No one is there to blame


01/07/2011
By Tahera Mannan
For Constance’s “ The Unwritten” contest

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  1. Date: 7/8/2011 6:33:00 PM
    I am so happy I decided to see all the winners of this contest. So far not a bad one in the bunch. I love the way you took this theme to that of unattainable love which makes it unique. congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 7/8/2011 6:31:00 PM
    CONGRATULATIONS! wonderful win with this terrific splendid write...*_*junjun

  1. Date: 7/7/2011 1:11:00 PM
    Absolutely beautiful, Tahera. Many congrats on your SUPER WIN. Lainie

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 6:44:00 AM
    Congratulations Tahera on your win in the contest with this beautiful piece. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 5:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Constance's "The Unwritten" contest Tahera. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 9:09:00 PM
    congratulations Tahera!!!

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 2:44:00 PM
    My congratulations on this win in the contest, Tahera

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 1:16:00 PM
    always mystifying me, tahera… swinging cheers to you for the amazing award!! :) huggs

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 12:36:00 PM
    Congrats Tahera my friend on this wonderful win with this dynamic write luv.. awesome as always from u ..enjoy sweets...

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 10:34:00 AM
    Beautiful, Tahera. Many congrats : )

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 10:06:00 AM
    Congratulations Tahera on your win in my contest with this splendid poem~~

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 7:42:00 PM
    Very nice approach to the contest photo Tahera..best wishes.

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 3:01:00 PM
    Lovely poetic expressions of isolation and disattachment, Tahera. By the way, please read my poem The Unique Convention where I invited you play Sitar. Not seen much these days. Hope everything is alright.