Like a Petrel
I want to fly away from the land
deep into the sea
for the dike failed to hold
the surge of emotions
and my eyes
tore and deluged
in my unrequited love

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39 thoughts on “Petrel”

      1. Haha
        You won’t believe it when I say that I am learning urdu seriously now.I knew only a few words until couple of years back. But now I learn few words everyday.And also I have never spoken urdu nor can I read it but I am so in love with the language that may be in few years I will be able to say that yes I know Urdu😊
        Aur aapke poems padhke lagta hain mujhe toh english bhi nahi aata😄

        We will meet someday,somewhere,suddenly☺
        In Sha Allah!

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        1. Now I don’t believe you. Your Urdu is fabulous. I love your choice of words and how you weave them. The cute part is when you explain them at the end 😊. Philosophical we all are learning. English has 470k words. I am only touching the surface. 😊

          Look forward to the serendipity 😊

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          1. Thank you so much for your kind words 😊
            And you better be on the surface until we reach there🤣
            On a serious note I am learning a lot from you,so keep writing, keep inspiring and keep motivating my friend❤

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