Shahzia Batool

(Pakistan)

Apple (inspired!)


Sometimes i think
is it good or is it bad to be an apple of one's eyes?
if there was no apple
then God would have selected some other fruit for the existence...

Newton should be grateful in heaven
God does not grow water-melons on trees
or else no Newton, no Gravitational theory...

i see injustice on your part
to have forgotten Blake's Poisonous Apple of grudge
in your poem
as we all implant a poison tree...

Apple of technology
Is an apple of discord among the school kids
Of white-collared parents,
So I don’t like it…

A deceiving fruit
Glossy skin and shine
But is there any guarantee inside?

But even then we need it
If we want to keep the doctor away,

And we need it too
If we want to arrange our poetic images
In an apple-pie order
Just to convey to the reader
What we want…

to all my siblings, there’s my request
For some day If I be your guest
Do not offer to me the BiGG Apple
It’s better to have a simple glass of water
Mixed with purity of affection! ! !

Submitted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 19, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

... A necessary sequel, and a fun-retort to the respected brother Ramesh Rai's recently posted poem APPLE; this poem will make its impression only when you read his poem first...thank you Ramesh ji for inspiring writes...the credit should be given where it is due...

a must read:
http: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/apple-22/

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  • Rookie - 234 Points Passionate Reader (8/28/2013 5:35:00 AM)

    The title is arresting so is the whole poem. So interesting and enjoyable! ! ! :) You havent missed a single detail related to apple.

    to all my siblings, there’s my request
    For some day If I be your guest
    Do not offer to me the BiGG Apple
    It’s better to have a simple glass of water
    Mixed with purity of affection! ! !

    Yes. true! ! ! :)) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 234 Points Sun Shine (7/27/2013 9:50:00 AM)

    It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple is connected...
    Impressive! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 79 Points David Wood (7/19/2013 5:31:00 AM)

    I never though about writing a poem about an apple. I must give it some thought! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,011 Points Heather Wilkins (7/17/2013 3:41:00 PM)

    through out history the symbol of the apple has been used. however I believe there was no apple (fruit) in the garden. enjoyed this poem (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,286 Points Geetha Jayakumar (7/16/2013 12:41:00 PM)

    Extremely Beautiful... I really enjoyed reading your poem..something quiet different..
    Thank you for the sweet comment for my poem(Writing a Love Letter) . Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 687 Points Gulsher John (7/16/2013 4:56:00 AM)

    Lolz, Indeed a fine satirical mimicry on the APPLE.
    Newton was surely a blessed soul had Apple instead of watermelon....
    And if Apple Inc reads this poem will definitely sue against you.....
    Enjoy reading. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,930 Points Ramesh Rai (7/16/2013 4:44:00 AM)

    extremely beautiful and magnificent write. you have created more handsome as well as elaborated its significance. thnx sister for so nice job. (Report) Reply

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