Md. Asadullah

Veteran Poet - 3,575 Points (11th july)

I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'

A piece of Africa in Asia.
Thirst, hunger and hysteria.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

Expanse of unexplored sea.
Here each child is born unfree.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'

Walls of steel and concrete.
Freedom confined to streets.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

They're born and will die here.
Must live in shadows of fear.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

Bulldozed houses in ruins.
Within them the playful urchins.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

Fire rains from time to time.
Asking for freedom is crime.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

Stop screaming, O mother!
Here lay dead your brother.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

Like Hitler Jailers are strong.
Much above right and wrong.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

Hitler's foes walk in his steps.
Each day cruelty oversteps.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

Inside calvary and martyrdom.
Outside cowardice is dumb.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

On world map I am just a dot.
But still era's big black spot.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.
I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons'.

Submitted: Sunday, July 20, 2014

Topic of this poem: freedom

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Comments about this poem (I am Gaza, 'Mother of all Prisons' by Md. Asadullah )

  • Gold Star - 14,938 Points Mohammad Skati (8/25/2014 9:50:00 AM)

    It's a great poem that tells a clear truth. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,688 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (8/16/2014 2:29:00 AM)

    A powerful and overwhelming hardhittin poem describin the plight of poor oppressd palestinians. I admire yor lines, yes a small but black dot upon humanity. The pharoahs reign dictator in dis world. Kudos. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,384 Points Akhtar Jawad (8/10/2014 9:54:00 PM)

    A poem that should touch the hearts, if there is a heart inside us and we are not moving with stones inside our chests and breasts. The hatred that Israel and her masters are earning will ruin them, although it may take hundreds of years. This is what we learn from the World History. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,905 Points Soulful Heart (7/31/2014 2:06:00 AM)

    kudos to u for choosing the topic............indeed the plight is heart rending...................i agree every word of it........May Allah send the messiah soon.............. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,463 Points * Sunprincess * (7/20/2014 8:39:00 PM)

    ........when we look at the big is so very sad, their hearts are filled with hatred....when they should be spending their time wisely....and doing something constructive....but no they can't first they must kill their brother.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 52 Points Sameer Ahsan (7/20/2014 2:41:00 PM)

    waah! the only word spontaneously came out of me. the touch of facts and particularly your way to point out the things in your poem is really awesome. (Report) Reply

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