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Read Poems by Imrana Iqbal

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To the cloudy evenings that darken the day;
To the pitter patter of raindrops on my window panes;
To the sweet odor of the earth after a downpour;
And to the rainbow flashing across the blue sky;
I yearn to return.

To the melodious chirping of the sparrows in the morn;
To the starry nights and the bright moonlights;
To the refreshing sundaes under the blazing sun;
And to the moments loaded with tons of fun;
I yearn to return.

To the steaming cappuccinos after a cold spell;
To the icy lemonades on a sunny afternoon;
To the brief siestas after the gourmet lunches;
And to the clatter of dishes on the eve of a celebration;
I yearn to return.

To the unending talks between my mother and me;
To the silly pranks of my brother that I hated then;
To the innocent compliance of my younger ones;
And to the gay laughter of my friends around;
I yearn to return.

To the grannies spinning tales all night long;
To my mom who strokes my hair, even now that I am an adult;
To the chatter of my siblings on a Sunday afternoon;
And to the commotion of the friends who drop by;
I yearn to return.

To the home of my immortal memories;
To the land of my constant dreams;
And to the place where I feel I belong;
I yearn to return.


Copyright © Imrana Iqbal | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 1/18/2016 3:04:00 PM

    IMRANA, Awesome write, Thank You for sharing... SKAT...
  1. Date: 10/27/2012 2:43:00 PM

    Welcome to the soup. You talk of memories that are filled with happiness and love of family and friends. You long for some thing that was known before and that brought you much happiness. Hope you find it again soon. love phyl
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 11:48:00 AM

    WOW! Those memories are sizzling with happiness. No wonder nostalgia sets in! Lovely write Imrana!
  1. Date: 10/11/2012 1:03:00 PM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Imrana. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol