Thursday, April 7, 2011

My poetry choice for today... and for D

If My Voice Is Not Reaching  You
by Afzal Ahmed Syed

     If my voice is not reaching you
     add to it the echo—
     echo of ancient epics
     And to that—
     a princess
     And to the princess—your beauty
     And to your beauty—
     a lover's heart
     And in the lover's heart
     a dagger