Shahzia Batool

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At A Locksmith's - Poem by Shahzia Batool

Excuse me Sir!
excuse me please,
I've heard about your too much fame
you claim to make amazing keys
in perfect ease.
Now prove your worth
and pray tell me,
if there 's any master key
by which one can unlock the door-
of iron hearts...

Comments about At A Locksmith's by Shahzia Batool

  • Ramesh Rai Ramesh Rai (7/31/2013 4:55:00 AM)

    The door of heart can be opened only by the keys of love, sympathy, compassion... Great Write. May have a delightful life.
    regards (Report) Reply

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  • Chandana Khan Chandana Khan (7/25/2013 12:20:00 AM)

    one of my best for its compactness.10 marks (Report) Reply

  • Passionate Reader Passionate Reader (6/30/2013 5:58:00 PM)

    it's simply great! ! ! The idea is new and different. It's short but rich in meaning. Loved the theme. You have shared a great philosophy of life in simple words! ! ! IMPRESSIVE! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins Heather Wilkins (6/26/2013 5:28:00 PM)

    excellent question Shahzia, The answer- -no I do not think so, (Report) Reply

  • R.j. Wynn (5/23/2013 6:30:00 PM)

    Very thought provoking and intriguing. (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan Yasmeen Khan (4/16/2013 5:29:00 AM)

    short, straightforward and at the same time offers wealth of meaning...I've read an adage somewhere:
    'kind words unlock the iron door'...but some doors are really rusty. A lovely poem! (Report) Reply

  • Yaseen Anwer (3/11/2013 2:46:00 PM)

    MashaAllah....Very good! (Report) Reply

  • Sun Shine Sun Shine (1/25/2013 9:48:00 AM)

    kia baat hey, nehayat khubsoorat! (Report) Reply

  • Sun Shine Sun Shine (1/25/2013 9:05:00 AM)

    OMG! from where you've got the idea!
    lovely! (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (1/10/2013 11:35:00 AM)

    awesome write..the last line really got my attention..fabulous! (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (6/1/2012 2:41:00 PM)

    Very rich concise poem about our human condition.
    Just the right amount of words and imagery to get the point across. (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (5/29/2012 3:53:00 PM)

    Very clever. Skillfully written Shahzia. Love it. (Report) Reply

  • Indira Babbellapati (5/15/2012 3:28:00 AM)

    we may use a magnetic to draw them if not unlock! (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann Allemagne Roßmann (4/26/2012 3:54:00 AM)

    Beauty, passion, innovation, momentum-materials of a woman what lacks a rusted metal locksmith.The virtues are enough to smelt, melt iron hearts when determined otherwise wait coz iron to rusts with the time carbon. (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster Adeline Foster (4/7/2012 11:58:00 AM)

    What a lovely way to express disappointment with tact. Read mine - Cicatrix -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Anant Bir Singh (3/8/2012 9:13:00 AM)

    Simply and beautifully composed poem, Shazia! Keepyour ink flowing... (Report) Reply

  • Aman Sa (3/5/2012 4:09:00 AM)

    absolutely amazing..ths is the clas of writing whch keep alive my desire to read more..well done..acept my applause (Report) Reply

  • Kp Shashidharan (2/26/2012 8:49:00 AM)

    Who has misplaced or lost the key to unlock the iron chamber of heart? What if it is lost for ever, then a key maker can help without breaking the lock (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul Wahab Abdul (2/25/2012 8:03:00 AM)

    Very good use of logic and very good use of metaphor, an excellent poem, i like it 100%. (Report) Reply

  • Cg Shankar Cg Shankar (2/18/2012 9:28:00 AM)

    one can unlock the door-
    of iron hearts... The answer is very simp, e dear Shazihia. Love is the master key to open the doors ofiron heart! LOve the lover that love yourself. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 18, 2011

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