Typhoon

Typhoon

A Poem by zainul
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Please rush to help the survivors of Typhoon "Haiyan" that hit the Philippines

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Homes were ruined by the howling typhoon
Dead bodies are scattered everywhere
Survivors need food and help very soon

People were busy with work till late noon
They could not imagine of any disaster
Homes were ruined by the howling typhoon

The fury of the storm swallowed sun and moon
Thousands of lives instantly died there
Survivors need food and help very soon

Peace and happiness prevailed in full tune
Sudden wrath of nature snatched divine care
Homes were ruined by the howling typhoon

You can hear only scream,lament and groan
Please rush to them with anything to share
Survivors need food and help very soon

Humans can't be selfish and hide in their cocoon
They need to show humanity to their peer 
Homes were ruined by the howling typhoon
Survivors need food and help very soon





© 2013 zainul



Author's Note

zainul
Written as an appeal to the peoples and international bodies of the world to help the survivors of Typhoon "Haiyan" that devastated the Philippines

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When I read your poems about life, about the things that are happening to us, I feel ashamed for I haven't written anything lately to contribute to this cause.. I am a firm believer that every poet should be involved with humanity, to write about the events that define us as a whole, let it be tragedy or a blissful moment...I guess I just caught up in my on sorrow...
Have I ever told you that your poems remind me of a very old style? Ghazal is the style that would be..~smiles~


Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

Dear Friend,I love your heartfelt words.
They come from a natural spring and cool my heart.read more



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Thank you Grand Dad (: THAT'S ALL I CAN SAY. This is more than enough to show how much you care about us here and with my fellow Filipinos.


Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

3 Years Ago

You are always welcome.my sweet and lovely Grand Daughter.
Thank you creative poet for conveying the message well through your poem. Thank you for your contribution towards humanity. I feel inspired.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

Thank you Praveeta for the admiring review.
I feel blessed and honored by your heartfelt obse.. read more
Praveeta

4 Years Ago

You are welcome.
When I read your poems about life, about the things that are happening to us, I feel ashamed for I haven't written anything lately to contribute to this cause.. I am a firm believer that every poet should be involved with humanity, to write about the events that define us as a whole, let it be tragedy or a blissful moment...I guess I just caught up in my on sorrow...
Have I ever told you that your poems remind me of a very old style? Ghazal is the style that would be..~smiles~


Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

Dear Friend,I love your heartfelt words.
They come from a natural spring and cool my heart.read more
Very honest and shows the pain of individuals caught up in an unforgiving situation.You are right about all of us being in a cocoon.We must look beyond ourselves and at the lives of others or we can't call ourselves human beings.Please excuse my photo,this isnt actually one of me..incase you find it disrespectful.No harm intended by it.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

ok dear friend.
My waiting will never end!
Bob Sherunkle

4 Years Ago

Ha! it maybe a while.I hope you have the time.
zainul

4 Years Ago

Thanks for the assurance,dear friend.:)
I love this piece - It is brilliant - from a poetic standpoint, it is written with great form, great word usage, and great imagery. From an emotional standpoint, if you will, it is written with a whole lot of strength and power. It gets to the gut of the reader. I live in the US, but have been tangentially affected by the incidents. You bring it even more to life/

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

Thank you Judy for the insightful and admiring review.
I am very much enlightened by your anal.. read more
Judy

4 Years Ago

You are a good writer and I appreciate and enjoy reading your works
zainul

4 Years Ago

I am humbled by your generosity.
I too enjoy your works and hope to read some soon.
Have.. read more
Thanks for this poem and the help extended to my countrymen.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

You are very kind to write the words of compliments.
I am responsible to my conscience.
I thought this was very touching. I especially liked the line, "Humans can't be selfish and hide in their cocoon." I can't even to imagine living through something so horrible. I was happy to see that you are bringing people's attention to this.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

Thank you dear friend for stopping by and sharing your admiring feelings.
In behalf of all the Filipinos, I thank you for feeling our grief and our burden when Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda devastated our land. You've written it well and you've felt it. It is more than sympathy to make a poem like this that appeals for help and at the same time describe the tragedy that we have here in the country. This is one great poem. and thank you very much.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

Thank you for your kind words.
I have shared this poem as appeal in the facebook pages of Worl.. read more
EloisaWrites

4 Years Ago

You have a really good heart, Sir. I have read it in your poems. Again, thank you for the efforts. :.. read more
zainul

4 Years Ago

You are always welcome,dear poet.:)
Thanks zainul for the touching write and concern about what happened to my native land. A heart rending tragedy what happened back home, though my relatives was not affected by the calamity my concern still with those people to the site where that super typhoon devastated that area, the regions was totally wiped out.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

Dear Ency,thanks for joining the discussion.This is a concern for the whole humanity.Let's stand tog.. read more
a touching tribute, i was moved by this tragedy as i have many Philippino fiends. Lovely write.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

zainul

4 Years Ago

Thank you dear friend for your concern and sympathy for the Philippino fiends and victims of typhoon.. read more

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Dhaka, Bangladesh



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