Humera Sultana

Rookie - 54 Points (Hyderabad, India.)

A Soul's Endeavour Poem by Humera Sultana


As I lay dying
My contrite heart crying
Tears with hope glimmer
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

A Soul’s Endeavour was inspired by that quiet and lonely tear that used to trickle down the corners of my father's eyes as he lay dying. I could envisage a soul’s effort to be rescued by the mercy of God from his sins.

Comments about this poem (A Soul's Endeavour by Humera Sultana )

  • Gold Star - 15,734 Points Roseann Shawiak (7/4/2014 7:22:00 PM)

    Fascinating imagery, profound and deeply spiritually in a human sense. Often I think of death and how I will fare on that last step to eternity, consciousness always seemingly aware of transgressions in life making me think. Thank you, RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 661 Points Abdulla Al-hemaidy (11/22/2013 7:39:00 AM)

    Nice & deep poem that I like to read. Glad to read it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,986 Points Khairul Ahsan (11/17/2013 2:10:00 AM)

    A very deep concept of life, its pitfalls and transgressions, committed sins, confessions and repentance, rolling tears and the endless Divine Mercy.
    'A sinful ship my eyes behold
    That on the stream of life floats
    Laden with transgressions
    Its sails unfurl my confessions
    Dives in dark waves of repentance
    Bounces up, on its acceptance.'
    These lines cannot emerge without deep, engrossing thoughts which the poet has delivered so beautifully!
    Good punctuation, good grammar and a good note, over all a very good poem.
    Very well done, Humera! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,360 Points Patricia Grantham (11/11/2013 11:19:00 AM)

    The passions and prayers of a dying soul yet ever hoping for
    ones deliverance from sins past. Petitions are answered and
    a soul is released and flies away to Heavenly comfort. Beautifully
    crafted and very touching. Loved this write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 72 Points Bright Morn (5/1/2013 11:51:00 AM)

    Soul smiles with a hopefull reason, very good poem, nice imagery, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,993 Points Wahab Abdul (5/1/2013 6:49:00 AM)

    nice poem though on the theme is on pain and sorrow (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,147 Points Gajanan Mishra (5/1/2013 6:26:00 AM)

    leap in to eternity. good one.. (Report) Reply

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