Fatima Nusairat

Freshman - 945 Points (Jordan)

September Ashes - Poem by Fatima Nusairat

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Oh September..
how you come to us covered with ashes?
how you whisper to us in tears,
We who roped to grief,
then dance over our hearts?

How you come to us
smudged in clouds of sorrow
Blocking breezes of love,
and blowing death?

How you come to us
while we arrange over the marble,
farewell ritual, from palm frond,
perfume dawn to wash grief's face
then blowing ashes, over heart leaves?


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  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/1/2013 11:15:00 AM)

    September Ashes by Fatima Nusairat nice with the tribute thank u for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 1, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, September 26, 2014


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