Poetry, Day Seven: Flavor
Poetic Toolkit : Found Poetry
Found words from Allama Iqbal’s book of poems
the words are: you, has, sun, voice, his, creature, native, moon, Brahmin, evening’s
A man pressed our doorbell one stormy day,
I asked him Sir, ‘What brings You here this way?’
His Voice was sweet, but his face firm,
Said, ‘I’m a Brahmin need not be alarmed.
Native I am from your old country,
Has it occurred to you outside is stormy?
The sky is dark the moon isn’t visible,
On a day like this must you be cruel!’
His words embarrassed me so much,
I let him in then noticed him holding a crutch.
Next morning the Sun was shining at its best,
Our guest thanked us for Evening’s rest.
I thought of the words I borrowed from Iqbal,
He loved God’s Creature, one and all!