Monthly Archives: January 2013

On how Identity can Mind-Lead you away from Truth

Mind-Lead from Truth

Often the ‘truth’ in what someone says (with mouth)

Is unheard (by ears),

When we see (with eyes)

The speaker is not of our own kind (with our minds, closed).

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By Arif uz Zaman

January 2013

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Twinkle Twinkle O Death Star

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Twinkle Twinkle O Death Star,

How I wonder what you are!

Up above the world so high,

like a deity in the sky.

Twinkle Twinkle O Death Star,

How I wonder what you are!

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I belong

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In the world with its walls, electric towers;

In a life with chasms, iron mountains tall;

In me, a burdened, old ‘king’ of Self1(ish) powers,

Cold,

Watch as I – the enstranger – slip and fall…

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Ache

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An Ache. Always an ache.

The terrible struggle of days and aeons

And from this trembling body I gaze aghast at my terrestial hand that shakes,

Severed, in front of my face across the space,

Almost light years away in this enclosure.

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What are the ‘Dialogue Poems’?

I present a series that were originally conceived as independent poems.

The import of some of my earlier poems are particularly ‘dark’ in nature, I have since then found myself ‘replying’ to what I perceive to be the ‘ailment’ in them. As such, the dialogue poems consist of a ‘problematic’ (the older poems) and is followed by a (newer) ‘reply’.

The Dialogue Poems can, therefore, be read together as a set, or independently.

To view the sets of Dialogue Poems, click here.

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Kill Them with Love

For more from Boonaa Mohammed, go to boonaa.com

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‘Until I See You’- Beautiful Poem by Ammar Alshukry

For more poetry from Ammar Alshukry, go to iamammar.com

The Sultan's Corner

Assalam-o-Alaykum Friends,

It has been a long time, life is busy and the blog has been neglected. However, as most of you may know I am always updating my facebook page, so do not forget to follow me on Facebook.

Now this attached video below has an amazing poem, please check it out, like it, love it, think about it, and reflect on it, and above all…do not forget to share it! 🙂

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