Isam Hussain

Rookie - 32 Points (8-12-1938 / Iraq)

Answered Prayer Poem by Isam Hussain


Caught between a rock and a hard place
certainties vanish into the far distance,
doubts loom large like a spectre of doom;
I am confused, trapped in my little room.

There is no clarity of thought, no future plan,
only an intense desire to cut and run.
My world is engulfed in darkness,
anxiety intensified my sadness.

A welcoming hand reaches out to me,
a gentle face smiles at me;
the gate to happiness opens;
I walk through, my ordeal ends.

Submitted: Monday, June 10, 2013
Edited: Monday, June 10, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 25,906 Points Akhtar Jawad (11/29/2014 7:02:00 PM)

    I don't know whose hand it is, may be anyone, may be your belief in God, but it's beauty of true love that opens the gates of happiness and the ordeal comes to an end. A lovely description of fleeting of mind..................10 (Report) Reply

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