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Below is the poem entitled Love Isn't which was written by poet Mostafa Ibraheim. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Love Isn't

I know I'm awake
I know how to open my eyes
But i don't know why i can't see

I feel time moves on
I hear the clock ticking
But I never felt time stops

I've seen the burning sun
stung by the burning cold
But never faced a tornado

Touched many colors
never seen a rainbow

seen the Nile
crossed the seas
But never been under a waterfall

Read the book many times
never turned over the page

Walked in many directions
never tried falling down

Never had to think of what I didn't
Never tried to change what I wasn't

Now you know all the symptoms
Now you know what love ISN'T.

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  1. Date: 4/9/2014 10:31:00 AM
    Mostafa, I like your composition, strong and captivating....xox...Linda

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 9:53:00 AM
    Whoa Mostafa! This is superbly done! Many have written about what love is - your take on what it isn't is very refreshing. You've captured the images very well and your tone and rhythm make the poem a pleasure to read. Definitely keep on writing.

  1. Date: 5/13/2013 3:40:00 PM
    Thank u all for this warm welcome to the soup. It's much more than i have expected. Can't imagine how happy i am seeing comments on my first poem. I'd love to get to know u more. Plz tell me if u have any remarks on my poems. I'm still a beginner & i want to improve my writing. ManyThanks again :),Mostafa

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 7:26:00 AM
    So many things are hidden which can only be discovered through love. You present cleverly what could happen when one lacks the courage to love. Welcome, Mostafa! David

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 9:54:00 PM
    Mostafa, your poem is very enjoyable, :-) Wishing you a nice warm welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best in your writings. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself? If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please look me up by clicking on my name anytime you're on line. I'm looking forward in becoming your #1 poetry soup fan. Please keep me posted every time you post a poem <3 LUV ~*~SKAT"

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 2:52:00 PM
    Welcome to the Soup. Keep posting. Rick