Treasure Island

sallam yassin

(05/06/1968 / Hargeisa, Somaliland)

Oh Child Who Cries


Child in the steps
Missing
You came
Trying
To get
Answers
From womb
From one
To an other
Tasting sand
Drinking light
Within smells
Of air
Don’t cry
Oh child don’t relay
Get the answers
From deep
Of your heart
Beyond the mist
Beyond the dark

Submitted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/25/2013 8:22:00 AM)

    There is two thing in life which is hidden one is womb (science has unveiled the identity) the second is tomb where hidden but known to all, and between the two I must say few steps we call it life..one these road we slip and peep/here Sallam may tell better but what I feel womb always in connection with heaven see woman on this holy Earth is an earth and we are spoiling both ..I am with Farah liyas thank you please tell the clue (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (8/24/2013 11:28:00 AM)

    Mysterious poem in nature, hope he/she will find answers..
    hope so..nice poem (Report) Reply

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