Jahan zaib

Rookie - 55 Points (February 05,1981 / Malakand Pakistan)

A question after the incident


Standing beside an open window,
Peeped into an empty room,
A dog I saw, aware awaken,
Hungry it looked,
The door banged open, a child entered,
In hands something like food,
Walked in front of the hungry dog,
Walked until reached to window,
He smiled at me,
A sharp turn he took, at me did he look,
I cried standing there, he would not hear,
Went out close the door behind,
Why did the dog not bark? Why did it not notice?
If not the child, at least the smell of food?
Was the dog blind or the child invisible?

Submitted: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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I think the child was a spirit

Comments about this poem (A question after the incident by Jahan zaib )

  • Veteran Poet - 1,059 Points Kanav Justa (11/4/2013 7:08:00 AM)

    ... you created a beautiful mystery with this poem... loved it (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,688 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (9/6/2013 1:28:00 AM)

    Oh wow a mysterious poem pennd in a super fine way! But nice if d dog dint hurt d child.
    Pls do review my latest, a gambling poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Farah Ilyas (8/24/2013 5:57:00 AM)

    mysterious poem.
    spirits remains with u, sometimes in short form, sometimes at highest peak but not vanishes anytime, u just need to awaken it up. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 93 Points Payal Parande (8/11/2013 4:41:00 AM)

    hmm..indeed a mystery, only you have ability to create such story... a great one sir (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,060 Points Unwritten Soul (7/28/2013 11:22:00 AM)

    Animal also has an instinct...sometimes better than some people _Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 43 Points Adheez Van Der Beanthz (7/27/2013 10:43:00 AM)

    mysterious poem with good image
    questions at the end of the reading makes us think more deeply
    I love it, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,150 Points Thomas A Robinson (7/26/2013 6:18:00 AM)

    Indeed I would have many questions. Avery attention grabbing poem. (Report) Reply

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