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To The End

Grain by grain life is engulfed
by the crashing waves of time.

On a constant voyage
seeking for an ideal shore,
yet another body is wrecked
by the deathly song of siren.

Like a seagull, the soul hovers
with wings half wet and half dry.


Date: 11/16/2017

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Date: 6/21/2018 12:42:00 AM
There is some powerful imagery in this poem. I particularly like the first and last two lines of this poem. Very, very powerful.
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Date: 3/8/2018 3:16:00 AM
I got lost in my head picturing what was going on in this poem Abdul that’s a always enough for me! I enjoyed it, Afzal!
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Date: 1/18/2018 9:12:00 PM
Too often we become lost in life while looking for the things we can never find... There is a lot of wisdom in your words and all of us can learn something from them... Very well written!
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Date: 11/30/2017 3:31:00 PM
I really love your imagery in this one. It's so poetic, especially the last lines.
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Date: 11/21/2017 6:45:00 AM
Wonderful imagery in this, Afzal, a succinct poem:)
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Date: 11/17/2017 8:45:00 PM
Very deep, philosophical as Silent said below Afzal. It's very evocative of life and I can imagine a Light House sending out a beacon...Maria
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Date: 11/17/2017 8:02:00 AM
Very deep and philosophical...
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