Foes And Friends

I chose to be my foe

when I stepped in

the quagmire of your eyes

which pulled me like

a dear friend into

its shadowy oasis

from the scorching heat

of reality, placing me

in the comforts of

your heart for eternity.

19 thoughts on “Foes And Friends

  1. Pingback: Foes And Friends | Tea Break

  2. @shivya … hmm .. an intelligent interpretation … its true, interpretation lies in the mind of a reader🙂 isn’t it? ..

    @Ayesha .. Thank you .. thank you .. I’m glad to be praised by an awsome writer herself🙂

    1. @Afaque .. So very thanx🙂
      @writing for crows .. nice nick your blog has! .. thanx for your comment!🙂
      @nadia .. Khair mubarak .. hope your eid went very well ..🙂
      @Asma .. eid mubarak to u too ..🙂 Thanx for liking the peom .. you know the reason if there is any improvement in my poems ..🙂

  3. @one could only wish for the world inside to come alive as nothing could please us like our souls. But we can’t deviate from our instinct of longing. Ah! the longing!🙂
    Thank you!🙂

  4. shobig

    You didn’t post it on chowk, did you? It’s good, but I don’t get the first verse; it seems to be in complete contrast with the theme of the rest of the poem.😦

  5. @shobig .. I guess I did! The contrast you mentioned is the gist of the poem. I asked for trouble when I stepped in a quagmire which in turn proved to be an affectionate friend and let me rest in an everlasting comfort. In a humurous context, you expected to be greeted by sandals which came out to be red red roses😉

  6. shobig

    Oh ok, I thought the first verse was an outcome of ‘falling in and out of love’. So if I understand it correctly now, it reflects your state of mind at the point of love’s inception, while you still bask in its comforts. Good one!

  7. O My My!! i tripped into an intelligiant man’s world…awesomee thoughts written so beautifully…:)

    Bless you n keep sharing ur thoughts u write awesome.

    And thanks for visiting myblog…:)

  8. Oh .. so very thanks, Aarzoo!🙂
    Your blog is very impressive!

    And yes, Aazroo reminds me of some popular urdu verses like;

    umr-e-daraz mang kay laye thay char din,
    dau aarzoo may kat gaye dau intizaar may ..

    And

    Yeh aarzoo thi tujhe gul kay roobroo kartay,
    hum aur bulbul-e-baitaab guftgoo kartay ..

    And
    Aarzoo hay keh too yahan aaye
    aur phir umr bhar na jaye kahin ..🙂

  9. Asma Ahsan

    Hmm – you know a lot of poems –🙂

    Check out my fisrt attempt at writing a proper ghazal on my blog.

    Arzoo has a great collection of poems and ghazals on her blog – I already checked it –🙂

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