HOPELESSNESS

Sumera Reshi
Posted August 26, 2019 from United Arab Emirates
Today we have pellet victims and a crop of orphans in Kashmir.

HOPELESSNESS

This morning was strange, filled with pain.

The air smelled hopelessness and disarray.

My eyes refused to dry, tear overflowed my cheeks.

My chest pained and my eyes burst with agony and pain.

I tried to look normal, hid my emotions, but my eyes didn’t.

It welled like a tsunami, crossing all the borders of bravery.

I felt a hopeless, a hapless, weak and feeble chap.

Like deserted lanes and by-lanes of my sieged city.

Like my people’s faces which look damaged and hurt.

Yea, this morning was strange, full of fear and distress.

As if nothing good is gonna happen.

As if prosperity is an obsolete word.

As if the long wait is never gonna end.

As if normal life is a distant drum.

Indeed, this morning was bizarre, full of grief and anguish.

All lips are sewed and none uttered a word for sieged innocents.

None is bothered, no one cares for the people caged by deceit.

Truly, this morning was different, filled with loss and aching wound.

O’ Ummah of Muhammed (PBUH) look at our bruises and chains.

As on the final day, you will be asked for your criminal silence.

                                                                          Sumera B. Reshi

 

This story was submitted in response to Why I Resist.

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I love your poem, sister Sumera. Thank you for sharing this with us. I can really see a book coming. :)

Sumera Reshi
Aug 27
Aug 27

Dear Karen,
I wish I can come up with a book. I have so much to tell the world. This world is full of cruelty, I swear.

You can do it, dear! I believe you can. :)

djamila ibrahim olame

Bonjour chère Sumera,
Merci de partager ce jolie poème.
Passez une bonne journée

Sumera Reshi
Aug 27
Aug 27

Dear Djamila,

I don't understand your language.

Regards,
Sumera

djamila ibrahim olame

Hooo i am sorry dear, i speak french and litle english

Sumera Reshi
Aug 27
Aug 27

I don't understand French honey.

anubis
Aug 27
Aug 27

Djamila said:
Hello my dear Sumera,
Thank you for sharing this beautiful poem,
Have a good day.

To help cross borders, you can use google translate to convert into english.

Your poem is very deep and thought provoking, thank you for sharing.

Sumera Reshi
Aug 27
Aug 27

Thank you so much, my dear sister. My poem is deep because I am in pain.

Hello, Anubis,

I appreciate you for translating. Great job! Thank you for your kindness.:)

Mia Martuscelli
Aug 27
Aug 27

Sumera,

You are not alone. My heart breaks with yours and we will help each other through the other side.

Mia

Sumera Reshi
Aug 27
Aug 27

Dearest Mia,

Thank you so much for being with me, understanding my pain. Amidst of all this chaos, I have all of you WP sisters.

Regards,
Sumera

Jane
Aug 28
Aug 28

Touched by your poem my sister, you are so good. Thank you and keep it up

Sumera Reshi
Aug 28
Aug 28

Dear Jane,

Thanks, dear. I am worried about my people who are caged since August 4. Please stand up for Kashmir.

Jill Langhus
Aug 28
Aug 28

Hello dear Sumera,

How are you doing today? I hope today was better than yesterday when you wrote this:(

On a side note, you can use the Google Translate button at the top of every page to translate the comments into any language, as I noticed below Djamila wrote a response to you in French. Just select the Google Translate button next to the Search/Magnifying glass, so you are able to read what she wrote. Let me know:-)

Hope you're feeling better?!

XX

Sumera Reshi
Aug 28
Aug 28

Noted my dearest, Jill. Yes, Yesterday I slept like I haven't for ages.

Jill Langhus
Aug 30
Aug 30

Yay! That's awesome:-)

Hope you're having a good day!

GKiari
Aug 28
Aug 28

Beautiful poem!

Sumera Reshi
Aug 28
Aug 28

Thanks, sister.

Tamarack Verrall
Aug 31
Aug 31

Dear Sumera,
What a powerful poem. Sending you love and hopes for peace soon.

Tarke Edith
Sep 04
Sep 04

Hi Samira
Thanks for sharing this great poem with us l like it sister.

Sumera Reshi
Sep 04
Sep 04

Dear Edith,
Thanks for reading my poem.