Treasure Island

Munia Khan

(15th March.1981)

I Just Want To Know


Who am I?


Am I just a flesh of despair on a plate of hopefulness?


Or just a mortal being suspending and choking from a sordid rope of disbelief?


Who am I?


Am I just a tangible soul wrapped with some transient elements pulsating for the salvation?


Or just a puny little individual under the awaked sky awaiting the innocence to fall?


Who am I?


Am I just a spirit of an aversion who is grasping the door of this world to get out but not wanting to leave?


Or just a desirous creature of God who longs for the unattainable?


Who am I?


Am I just an existence inhaling the infernal breeze in the form of heavenly wind but still not suffocated?


Or just a life on earth to embrace the adversity with the vanity full of vain pleasures?


Who am I?


Am I just a disgraceful heart that tries to beat for all the people but ends beating only for itself?


Or just an embodiment of perplexity in this remorseless universe?


Who am I?


I just want to know


Who am I? ? ?

Submitted: Monday, October 05, 2009

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  • Philip Winchester (2/17/2010 5:09:00 AM)

    True to my words of last October...I am drawn to read again 'I just want to know'
    Well I am going to bet with you you know by now our dear Munia.
    From all the encouraging comments that you receive, that I am not a lone voice. (Report) Reply

  • Afzal Shauq (10/18/2009 5:57:00 AM)

    good and inspiring question and its indirect explanations..reall a good piece.. you added here..yes you are you.. means a good writer and thoughful poet.. and maybe more then that..10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Philip Winchester (10/8/2009 6:32:00 AM)

    Who are you, ?
    Well let me tell you.
    You are everything I ever look for in a Poet.
    I shall take such pleasure in reading more of your work Again...and Again.
    I beg you read a couple of mine and tell me your Critic
    try ' Who in a Million Loves Me' and 'Remember You Are Special' and note them as My tribute to Your own Work.And Thank you for your comment on my Bridges.
    Kind regards.
    Philip (Report) Reply

  • John Thomas (10/6/2009 6:40:00 AM)

    An excellent poem in which the writer opens herself to the World with her frustrations and anguish fully laid out raw and bare, and yet whilst in this tormented state still reprimands herself for feelings of selfishness in her quest for the truth. This is a brave and honest piece which tells much of the writer. The ability to create such a connection with the reader deserves a 10. (Report) Reply

  • Ravi Sathasivam (10/5/2009 11:34:00 PM)

    Who am I?
    Good question to ask...
    But the answers lies within you in your deep thoughts.
    Beautiful poem. Well penned
    Enjoyed reading it (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (10/5/2009 7:56:00 AM)

    Am I just a disgraceful heart that tries to beat for all the people but ends beating only for itself?
    Or just an embodiment of perplexity in this remorseless universe?
    Who am I?
    I just want to know............. u have answer within u.. i msut geuss ur self wht you are. if u can't get answerthensubmit to HIM for an easy answer..you will defintiely have nswer.seek his blessings....very good poem with celar message...10
    read... i am disgrace...what o dooing onearth? ? //humble submission (Report) Reply

  • Ejaz Khan (10/5/2009 6:39:00 AM)

    Nice questions Munia but who's to give you the answers? The only place you can seek these answers lies deep within, a beautiful write though! (Report) Reply

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