Abdul Wahab


>>>Good and bad are illusions Poem by Abdul Wahab


I take a hammer and use it excessively
On a plate of reality, the plate gets fragmented
The fragmentation is an illusion
And i am trapped in it
As the universe is an indivisible whole
Everything is interconnected
Nothing exists separately including good and bad
And the hammer is nothing but my thought
The agent which defines the movement
Of thought and meaning,
And takes things and situations in isolation
Actually though they are not.

Submitted: Monday, February 17, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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  • Freshman - 710 Points Shahzia Batool (3/23/2014 11:32:00 PM)

    concrete images are used for abstract suggestions...good work! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 309 Points Shania K. Younce (3/13/2014 11:44:00 PM)

    A very well write. Bien! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 80 Points Ruby Mostazir (3/2/2014 9:53:00 PM)

    i really like the idea of hammer and plate....you hv written it so brilliantly.
    really good poem.... :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,807 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (3/1/2014 5:00:00 AM)

    hammer is nothing but my thought
    Universe is one indivisible entity. Beautifully stated. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 379 Points Marie Shine (2/25/2014 11:00:00 AM)

    Wow! What a wonderful metaphoric gem this excellently crafted write is, dear Abdul. You have captured exquisitely, the philosophy that life is like a web and everything and everyone on it is connected. If one part of the web gets damaged, it affects the whole web and everything/everyone on it! I like how you have expressed your thoughts and feelings very much. Yes, we are all part of the whole! A very insightful, thought provoking write. I love that the poem is to the point, no beating around the bush. I like the title of the poem and it is so true. Nothing is either good or bad, it is how we view it that makes it either. Thank you for sharing, Abdul. I so enjoyed reading. Blessings always... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 558 Points Tribhawan Kaul (2/25/2014 1:26:00 AM)

    Nothing exists separately including good and bad
    And the hammer is nothing but my thought........beautiful lines. A philosophical poem. Very nice. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,141 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (2/24/2014 2:46:00 AM)

    A great philosophical poem. We can always be good if we try. Nice to read yor poem again. (Report) Reply

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