Thursday, 28 March 2013

If My Voice Is Not Reaching You - Afzal Ahmed Syed

If my voice is not reaching you
add to it the echo
echo of ancient epics

And to that
a princess

And to the princess your beauty

And to your beauty
a lover's heart

And in the lover's heart
a dagger

Afzal Ahmed Syed (born 1942) Born in Pakistan, lives in India

1 comment:

  1. There is more beauty and passion in this poem than in every bit of drivel published in our American literary magazines in the last ten years. I knew poetry was alive somewhere-

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