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The missing me

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The missing me

With shadows in the dark,
Facing atrocities of the cold,
Yet drenched in the sweat,
I walk down the street

Am bound to follow what others passed by,
Crime it is as if else I try,
Tears follow the path of my cheek,
And it’s the only way my eyes speak,
Lips of mine when turn dry.

I smile I really try to,
To be happy as if I was made to,
I speak of something I don’t know
But there’s what my heart knows,
That’s what my eyes ponder,
And that’s what untold but true,
Yes I know,
Yes I do,
I am missing me in me,
Yes I know,
Yes I do,
I am missing being me……….

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  1. Date: 12/13/2013 11:31:00 AM

    This is beautiful; I hope you found the missing you :)

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 9:59:00 PM

    Hi SHiraz, this is a nice winning poem in PD's contest. <3 SKAT <3

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 11:56:00 AM

    This is a gem of a poem, I especially like the second stanza!

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 4:50:00 PM

    Hi Shiraz, missing you and a few other new friends on the soup... but that is not why I am here... , CONGRATULATIONS~ and thank you for enjoying my contest...I had much fun in closing my contest called ... ""A weeks into my poem"".... contest- Take care and enjoy my blog if you want... have yourself a lovely day.... LINDA

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 9:16:00 AM

    The 2nd stanza stands out for me. Thanks for sharing and congrats on your top win.

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 6:34:00 PM

    I love your poem..congratulations

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 6:50:00 AM

    Shiraz, this is a great poem and it is so sad and I felt it deeply too. It is like one just trying to fit in and not really belonging yet wanting. With the way you write I am sure you belong any where you go. I hope you are happy and find what you are looking for my friend.

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/24/2013 1:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are just wow Debbie thank you for reading.Even your comments are unique and true keep coming
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 4:07:00 AM

    amazing piece..gud goin dude..

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/24/2013 1:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Parivartana.
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 12:35:00 AM

    Arr congrats my friend :) a winning poem indeed :)

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/24/2013 1:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you!
  1. Date: 6/23/2013 10:56:00 AM

    your entry is most inspiring. Your win is well deserved.... Congratulations.....Jake

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/23/2013 11:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks a lot sir :)
  1. Date: 6/23/2013 6:41:00 AM

    There is nothing more saddening then missing being you, I hope you soon find him well, and thriving underneath God's blue sky, your his angel, this is true xxx

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/23/2013 11:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you :)
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 11:29:00 PM

    Great write Shiraz, well done......Seren

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/23/2013 6:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for your kind words
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 9:57:00 PM

    Shiraz, .your poem is perfect for my contest. Thank you very much :-) Congratulations on your wonderful win~ LOVE~ SKAT.

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/23/2013 6:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Skat :)
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 5:09:00 PM

    That is an amazing poem. I really love it!! congrats on your win!!!

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/23/2013 6:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh! thank you .Feels good to be appreciated am going through your works
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 3:54:00 AM

    First of all congratulations on your win. I have told earlier about your expressions, just beautiful and concentrated. This poem is one of its kind. I felt every word of it...this poem is priceless.

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/22/2013 4:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Congos for your win too sir.thanks a lot for your kind words
  1. Date: 6/20/2013 3:26:00 PM

    Shiraz congratulations on your excellent win. I look forward in reading more of your poems. Welcome to PS. Warm Smiles, Connie

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/21/2013 5:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh thanks a lot Connie ...........am reading your works now
  1. Date: 6/20/2013 1:38:00 PM

    Shiraz ;-) Congratulations!!! Thank you for entering one of my latest contest. please enjoy all the other winners who took their time in entering the same contest you did. you can find the list on the -Contest Winners: Member area- or you can visit my newest blog called ""from HEART to HEART ..."" stop by if you like. always & forever *LINDA

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/21/2013 5:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks a lot Linda never thought i would make it........ feels gud to be appreciated
    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/21/2013 5:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks a lot Linda never thought i would make it........ feels gud to be appreciated
  1. Date: 6/18/2013 1:07:00 PM

    Very good poem here Shiraz.I love this.

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/19/2013 12:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks a lot for dropping by Kash these words mean a lot to me ...............
  1. Date: 6/18/2013 10:18:00 AM

    I like your poem Shiraz, a perfect 7. very sincere I have a contest under the same topic of your poem. I hope you make it, before the contest is filled. *luv ~ SKAT ~

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/18/2013 10:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for being generous Skat .Perfect 7 wow! Am looking forward to the contest
  1. Date: 6/18/2013 1:03:00 AM

    Well, this is awesome ;} glad you liked She Waits ;} Welcome to poetrysoup ;}

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/18/2013 1:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you :) Glad that you dropped by to read this
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:39:00 PM

    soup mail...

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:34:00 PM

    Hi Shiraz, wow,, thank you for taking your time in visiting my poems today. A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I have a contest in which is perfect for any poem. Please consider my contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side** hopefully you find this place to be the comfort zone your writing pen is looking for. If you ever need or want honest feedback on a certain poem let me know. Stop by anytime you like. I’m looking forward in following you and your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy this community; we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend Linda

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/17/2013 12:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for the warm reception..........I would love to participate in the contest looking forward to it
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 3:41:00 AM

    I think sometimes we loose ourselves along the way but if we dig deep we can always find who we really are.Welcome to poetrysoup and hope you d keep writing-Charma

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/17/2013 12:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for the warm welcome Charma Yeah that's the real story we lose ourselves and this leads to loss of confidence..........
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 2:13:00 PM

    Very well written indeed

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/17/2013 12:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanx a lot words from people like you means a lot
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 8:00:00 AM

    Well written my friend! Welcome to poetry soup!! - Edward

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/16/2013 8:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanx bro!
  1. Date: 6/11/2013 12:46:00 PM

    Very nice, Shiraz! Welcome to PS... Terry

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/12/2013 7:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thnx a lot :-)
  1. Date: 6/9/2013 4:57:00 PM

    This poem is really good.. continue to do what your doing. I feel like your talking to me through your words... with care Vanna<3

    Iqbal Avatar Shiraz Iqbal Date: 6/10/2013 12:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanx Vanna ....wrote this keeping in mind that we all loose what we are in greed of something better.
  1. Date: 6/8/2013 9:38:00 PM

    Thnx a lot.Its fun to be here :)

  1. Date: 6/8/2013 6:02:00 AM

    Shiraz ,a good poem to read. - Welcome to P-Soup-Hope you will get much pleasure from sharing your poems here with us. - Have fun with poetry! - Welcome to read some of my poems. - Have a nice weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)