In your thoughts;
the days ineffably fly in rumors,
my hands are raised towards the sky, begging you with fervent prayers!

The nights are gone with wakefulness,
and i sit on the roof in confabulation
with the ray of the firmament moon,
I ask, I beg, and I start to bewail –
of exhaustion, I often fall in swoon!

I remain silent and faint,
like a decayed carcass,
there is no word to utter
but the looming silence.
The feeling of longing blocks
the communication between
my nerves and my muscles
with a persistent violence!

The night restlessly longs
with stillness,
and of your yearning thoughts,
I feel lost, contemplating
what I wished never spoken,
the dream to hold
your hands in mine –
how hardly has it broken!
****Full Version is not shared****
By: Abdul Samad Haidari 

About samad1986

Abdul Samad Haidari is a poet, writer, teacher and a former freelance journalist, currently residing in Indonesia as a stateless refugee. He is the author of The Red Ribbon He fled his home country at the age of seven and grew up wandering in Pakistan and Iran as a child refugee, and was separated from his family for the majority of his childhood. For two years, at the age of eight and nine, he was forced into child labour in the construction industry in Iran. In contrast, Pakistan offered refugees like him the opportunity to study and work. This education and work experience culminated in Abdul teaching computer studies and English language courses at the Intel Computer Center and Pak Oxford Professionals. After the collapse of the Taliban government, Abdul returned to Afghanistan thinking that the security situation had improved, and that he could take part in the reconstruction of his war-torn country. With this in mind, Abdul served as a freelance journalist and humanitarian aid-worker in areas of the country that remained dangerous to civilians because of the influence of terrorist groups. Abdul served with the Norwegian refugee council (NRC), ActionAid Afghanistan, Daily Outlook Afghanistan group of newspapers, and The Daily Afghanistan Express. As a freelance journalist, Abdul wrote articles and editorials about on-the-ground realities, which were then circulated widely. These had a particular focus on women and children’s rights, corruption, transparency and accountability in government, warlords and terrorist groups’ actions and the systematic persecution of minority groups in both Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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