I never knew

I never knew

A Poem by Najam Us Saher
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I never knew who supported me until I looked at my parents.

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I NEVER KNEW 
I never knew how strong I was,
Until I spent miserable days.
I never knew how much patience I had,
Until I didn't get what I wanted.
I never knew what I was capable of,
Until I achieved something great.
I never knew what I had in myself,
Until I recognised and learnt it my way.
I never knew the courage I had,
Until I was no more afraid.
I never knew I was kind,
Until my eyes shed tears for someone else.
I never knew I was good,
Until I saw my own true self.
I never knew I mean so much to someone,
Until I fell in love with him.
I never knew I had strength,
Until I lived alone all by myself.
I never knew time is perfect now,
Until I came to know time is never just right.
I never knew life isn't easy,
Until I fell and rose up to live my life.
I never knew the troubles I was facing,
Until I came to know about it at the right time.
I never knew I was happy,
Until I came to know what is sadness.
I never knew how blessed my life is,
Until I suffered and thanked for my life.
I never knew what my fate brought,
Until I prayed and made everything alright. 
 I never knew the power of love,
Until I got separated.
I never knew time teaches us lessons,
Until I learnt them.
I never knew everything happens at right time,
Until I waited and got it.
I never knew what it feels like to miss someone,
Until I got separated and apart from you.
I never knew the meaning of life,
Until I lived my life the way I wanted to. 
I never knew what patience is,
Until I prayed and my wish got fulfilled.
I never knew how powerful a wish is,
Until I shed tears and they got true.
I never knew the possibilities,
Until I discovered the endless things that could happen.
I never knew what I deserved,
Until I made the choices and took a risk.
I never knew whom I feared,
Until I decided to face it.
I never knew my own self,
Until I suffered and recognised myself.
I never knew the value of something,
Until I lost it.
I never knew happiness,
Until I found what was lost. 
I never knew what trust is, 
Until I trusted someone.
I never knew what a heartbreak is,
Until I suffered it.
I never knew I hide my pain,
Until I saw there was no one to share with.
I never knew I could bring happiness,
Until I made someone happy.
I never knew life is beautiful,
Until I discovered it depends on the way we live it. 
I never knew everything happens for a reason,
Until I found them.
I never knew what is meant to be will be,
Until I accepted the facts.
I never knew what my decisions would bring,
Until I left it all upon god and said
 'I have faith and you know what is best for me'


© 2017 Najam Us Saher



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Congrats on your win! You've captured the journey every human must undertake at some time if they are to discover their soul.

Posted 14 Hours Ago


Najam Us Saher

6 Hours Ago

Thank you very much. I feel honoured to hear your kind words, it means a lot.
wow im gobsmacked i love this i especially love the way you use the repetitive words ï never knew in this poem.
this is great, thanks for entering this into my competition, good luck

Posted 2 Days Ago


Najam Us Saher

1 Day Ago

This is a true poem which reflects my journey to shape me to a person I am today.
It means a.. read more
Juliespenhere

6 Hours Ago

i did xxoo
Lovely,optimistic poem.It all comes down to accepting that what is meant to be will be and that thought can set you free!Nice work!

Posted 2 Months Ago


Najam Us Saher

2 Months Ago

You are right. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this. It means a lot.
Ms Paragon

2 Months Ago

My pleasure!
That’s the longest list of I never knews. Which even I never knew. Well I am aware now. Thank you.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Najam Us Saher

2 Months Ago

Haha :D
You have a good sense of humour. I thank you very much for reading this.
The poem is inspiring. It has so many parts that resonate with me. I thank you for this marvelous piece and I have marked it in my favorites.

Posted 4 Months Ago


Najam Us Saher

4 Months Ago

What an honour to hear that, I am grateful to you :)
It is a very good piece. It moves you. I feel all the feels. Beautiful.

Posted 4 Months Ago


Najam Us Saher

4 Months Ago

Thank you very much for reading this.
Wow, this was breath taking. Very beautiful.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Najam Us Saher

10 Months Ago

Thank you very much :)
this poem has been very nicely worded... anything about struggles should be highlighted... good work najam

Posted 1 Year Ago


Najam Us Saher

1 Year Ago

Thank you very much. I am glad that you liked it.
Thank you for sharing this poem about the struggles we all go through at some point in time.
Thank you so much for sharing !

Posted 1 Year Ago


Najam Us Saher

1 Year Ago

I thank you very much for reading it. Glad to know that you liked it ☺
zaisham9393

1 Year Ago

You are very welcome :)!
You have a unique taste. This is a good piece. I never knew you your power in words would be more until I felt this poem deep within me as I finish reading the final word me. This struck me. Keep writing. :)

-C

Posted 1 Year Ago


Najam Us Saher

1 Year Ago

Thank you very much. Every word you told means a lot and I appreciate it. ☺

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Hyderabad, India



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