..under the elms / rememberin' my place...

..under the elms / rememberin' my place...

A Poem by Irfan bin Yusuf Qadri


i lay on my back thinkin' at the stars
why i had to fight that many a wars
i watch the birds as they are flyin' by
always have wished bein' able to fly

i stay at pace wonderin' at the sky
why does the ego urge to satisfy
i hear those leaves whisperin' in the wind
all the amount on the trees i have sinned

i may be restin' as if behind bars
the dreams i have had but those nightmares why
i feel cold as the pressure overwhelms
it is i this world into depths has binned

for now my place is here beneath these elms
this grave now to be my only of realms


..love always...


عرفان بن يوسف © AH 09/05/1437


'a (pentameter) Sonnet'

© 2016 Irfan bin Yusuf Qadri


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Irfan bin Yusuf Qadri
Irfan bin Yusuf Qadri

Amsterdam, Netherlands



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