Lately…

This poem is a response to Miss Aminah Tasleem’s melancholic words in poem: 7:49 AM

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Lately, I’ve been tracing,
the footsteps on shore,
before waves come sweeping.
I found, those who submerged,
gave great thought before drowning.

For, I’ve too been swimming,
in river of memories, lately,
I felt touched,
by carcass of bodies,
they’re animated, steered by beasts.

Lately, I have been roaming,
corners of capital,
where people went missing.
Found there myself,
facing mirrors haunting!

For, I had been discovering,
statues of stone,
etched in abandoned places.
I related, how they’re frozen
in pangs of longing…

Lately, I’ve been dreaming,
about lands in fantasy,
a place where humans met
the guardian angels,
I gather, angels were relocating!

For, I’ve been wishing
days from a tranquil memory,
when ruled the living,
but I heard fragments urging…
‘let us be, stop chasing!’

Lately, I have been smiling,
in public appearances, the
shows of avid performances,
leaving each a note,
“Few acts worth remembering”!

For, I’ve been visiting,
the markets, to shed some old stuff,
just to feel light-weighted.
But, I ended up acquiring, what was
left by someone migrating!

Lately, I’ve been reading,
poems of secluded artists,
now no longer writing…
I found, nips become frozen,
when memories start unrolling.

Lately, I’ve been writing,
poems to those who’ve parted,
even when none’s answering.
For I found early,
when ducts open flood gate,
one shouldn’t be resisting.

– Dedicated to late time recalling…

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Image Credits:
1. Boat alone – stock wallpaper.
2. Solitude – stock wallpaper.

4 thoughts on “Lately…

  1. Kindly permit me to answer to your beautiful writing with a humble poem:
    LIKE WATER
    I’m like water, impossible to hold in your hand
    impermanent in my existance
    I boil and dance in the arms of love
    but I evaporate when those arms are gone
    I’m like water, transparent, fresh, fundamental
    but I disappear if you don’t care for me
    I’m like water, I may run far away
    but if you cry for me, I rain in your eyes
    I’m like love, but I’m water
    able to relieve your thirst, able to mitigate your fire
    © Myriam O

    Thanks for the wonderful Ghazals.

  2. Pingback: I found… | Serenades of a dreamer...

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