Yasmeen Khan

The Moonlight Sonata - Poem by Yasmeen Khan

Moonlight drips
drop by drop
from piano’s keys
soul dearly sips
silverene cup of
pristine silence
replete with
sonorous sighs
thoughts on wings
to distant lands
where Beethoven lived

Poet's Notes about The Poem

The Moonlight Sonata, is a piano sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven, one of his most popular sonatas.

Comments about The Moonlight Sonata by Yasmeen Khan

  • Rookie - 12 Points Farah Ilyas (5/26/2013 2:54:00 PM)

    a nice poem with light music & beautiful metaphor like a music of Beethoven..great (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (5/16/2013 2:50:00 AM)

    A nice poem clad with simplicity garlanded with metaphor (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,440 Points Sallam Yassin (5/14/2013 10:04:00 AM)

    great; light love and music
    well done pure heart (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,717 Points Valerie Dohren (5/14/2013 6:37:00 AM)

    Love Beethoven's music - great little poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 133 Points Allemagne Roßmann (5/12/2013 4:05:00 PM)

    Thats how he did composehis syphoniesand never could express it.Wonderful! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,483 Points Shahzia Batool (5/11/2013 6:26:00 AM)

    simple, beautiful, centralized metaphor! ! ! a nice read! ! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 10, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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