On a Clear Day – A poem by HUR

 

HUR – a reluctant poet in Islamabad – has sent a lovely poem. It was left as a comment on a post but deserves to be highlighted and posted as a stand alone object of beauty…

ON A CLEAR DAY

On a clear day
When puddles run smooth
Umbrellas sit home
People wear white
And do not stain
Throughout the day,
You cloud my mind.

On a clear day
I do not fail
To carry this pain
Of rain, of lightening seeking
Heart of things,
Of trees afire
In rain, in vain.

On a clear day
You seldom smile
Or wink bemused.
You wait for clouds
And gales of hail
To play with scheme of
Things and me
On a dead clear day.

HUR, February 2007

These breath-taking images are courtesy mbukhari.

Published on May 14, 2007 at 4:41 pm  Comments (2)  

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2 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. I would love to have urdu rendering of the poem, if it were written originally in that language.

  2. i liked it-
    simple , but wasn’t very powerful-
    very subtle

    i would love to have more of poems—


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