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The Manic Melancholic

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Below is the poem entitled The Manic Melancholic which was written by poet Obaidur Rahman. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The Manic Melancholic

Here in this solitude of silence
The darkened path is chasing the great distance,
When the fortune of luck is foretold by chance
All is left for now is this instance. 

Here comes the curious mist of confusion…
And the static of converse,
Spark-starts the spell of the illusion.

The farewell of white
Thus, commences the darkest of fusion,
So rigid in this material hour
Def to the calls of the revolution.

Lost and restless, down n’ out and breathless
	In comes the raid of the melancholy,
Fashionably symbolic, the battle of the tragic
	Feel the blink of the razor unholy.

(C) Obaidur Rahman. Published in the poet’s debut book of English poetry titled “The Mystic Inferno” in 2012.









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  1. Date: 1/18/2014 6:54:00 PM
    the title really fits what you are saying in this poem! i enjoyed the read. congrats for your win.

    Rahman Avatar Obaidur Rahman
    Date: 1/19/2014 4:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Andrea, thank you very much, greatly appreciate that. Please check out my other poems here. Hope you'll like them as well. Also, could you please let me know which contest I won, can't seem to remember. That'll be a great help. If there is a link to the contest that I won, please let me know of that as well. Greatly appreciate that. Thanks again. :)