Treasure Island

Jahan zaib

(February 05,1981 / Malakand Pakistan)

Proverbial Love


She said, ‘be perfect If you want to be my man.’
But they say, I said, No one is perfect.
Then she said, ‘you haven’t heard from any man
When one says, Practice makes the man perfect? ’

She smiled thinking she had out spoken
But I was in love and wanted to tell above
All that I wish for, all that I had taken
And said she’d love me for love begets love.

Submitted: Friday, May 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 09, 2013

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  • Adheez Van Der Beanthz (6/12/2013 4:44:00 PM)

    a poem that was really smart, the comparison is right on target bring us to think deeper
    its words so simple but full of meaning
    really really good poem
    thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (6/4/2013 11:55:00 PM)

    yes, love be gets love....the diction and point of view is not usual...spice is normal... love it...carry on (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (5/26/2013 11:40:00 AM)

    The one who sees beauty in real and in virtual is the perfect man........ Again a brilliant and beautiful piece by a brilliant poet ......... (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (5/26/2013 1:58:00 AM)

    ha hah Every one wants to see his/her beloved/loved above all...a contrastive realities, one side we say practice makes a man perfect, on the other side we heard no one is perfect in this world...well truth (Report) Reply

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