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Meeting an old friend

Amidst the minor turbulence that I felt
And announcements to fasten seat belt
I am reminded of the last few hours of fun
Under your city along the shining sun… 75 more words



I’ve always wanted to be like those
Two friends, neighbours, women?
Who visited Kashi, together, spent time
Returned, only to stop and complete
Their never ending conversation. 122 more words



Often flowers wilt whilst still in bloom,

And souls grow old far too soon,

But darling, your soul is, and has always been,

Beautiful and evergreen.

© Sadia Ahmed 2015


Dogma Chasing Karma

my life was full of

karma bugs,

from my skull cap,

to my Ugghs

–picked ‘em up while sowing fields–

–aided by a turning wheel– 159 more words


My Lying Dreams

My lying dreams come true
and I finally bridge the steep lush banks
of your heart and mind
and cross over into a world of rose petal lips. 77 more words


"Paul Revere's Ride" (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Listen my children and you shall hear:
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,
On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five;
Hardly a man is now alive…

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Three minutes' thought

So. One of the offspring is complaining about A-level physics being hard. Which it is. Unsympathetically, I was reminded of A E Housman’s jibe at some nineteenth century classical scholars: 143 more words