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Dark Lullaby

As this first night knows me

as my soul becomes its dream

I understand my small being

is one with time's vast scream.

Even now I know between

my heart's first aspen flutter

and its last soft ashen beat

endless dark passions must clutter

my every empty lonely night

and bear down to hold my mind;

only this one moment knows a calm:  

a velvet dark - a fusty smell - fi...

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Close Your Eyes

It’s time to put away the toys

And lay your heads down sleepy boys

Wearied now from all that play

Because you’ve had a busy day

 

Hush those drowsy tears and sighs

It’s time to rest and close your eyes

So come my little manikins

Let Mommy kiss and tuck you in

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Testimony: An elegiac poetry account on Battle of Karbala

By: Mirza Sharafat Hussain Beigh



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My sight caught few papers scattered
On the shelf, sunk in time.
I wiped dust cautiously from papers,
So words could remain intact.
Yet, soul energetic and each word
Sustaining therein, though condoling.
And a number of couplets
Each on paper finding reciter.
I pushed the window to let air in
And perched on old window frame‟s sill, wide and thick.
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