YOU ARE IN ME, I AM IN YOU

Sumera Reshi
Posted October 8, 2019 from United Arab Emirates
We Resist Occupation in Every Form.

YOU ARE IN ME, I AM IN YOU

 

You are my life.

You are my identity.

You are my love.

And a way of life.

You are in me.

And I am you.

You are my Kashmir.

You haven’t seen,

The day of light.

As you have been imprisoned.

By colonial minds, fascist rulers.

You are, so am I.

Else I can’t be anything without you.

I won’t survive with an alien name,

With an alien identity, with an iron fist.

How would accept fake identity?

Forcible occupation & absolutism.

How can breathe under Modern Mussolini?

Who dines with Trump, wine with Netanyahu.

How can exist in a country that lynches Muslims?

How can forget I am from Kashmir?

You still are my life, day & my night

You are my dream, same old morning breeze.

O’ Kashmir you are in me and I am in You.

None can separate us, neither Hitler or Slobodan.

No Article can snatch my freedom; no superpower can cow me down.  

Listen, my invaders, you can’t win us never and never.

                                           Sumera B. Reshi

                                                                           

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maeann
Oct 08, 2019
Oct 08, 2019

Hi Sumera,

This is so touching poem... may it reach every soul who are fighting the freedom of Kashmir!!!

Sumera Reshi
Oct 08, 2019
Oct 08, 2019

And my heart is in pieces dear.

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Oct 08, 2019
Oct 08, 2019

Hello, Sumera,

Another heartfelt poem for Kashmir. Thank you for sharing. I hope you are doing ok?

Sumera Reshi
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

Thanks to you for all the appreciation Karen.

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

You are welcome, dear Sumera. :)

Wusufor
Oct 08, 2019
Oct 08, 2019

Dear Sumera,
Thanks for sharing yet another very interesting poems of yours. I hope you are doing very well?
Kind regards

Sumera Reshi
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

Dear Lisbeth,

Thanks for reading my poem, yes, I am alright.

Best,
Sumera

Wusufor
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

Great! :-)
Hugs

Jill Langhus
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

Hello dear,

How are you doing today, love? I do hope you're feeling better?! Thanks for sharing your powerful poem.

XX

Sumera Reshi
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

Hi Darling,
I am alright and have to go for another test. Thanks for your appreciation.

Regards,
Sumera

Jill Langhus
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

Hello Love,

Okay. I hope you're feeling better, though, and that you're giving you some helpful advice and/or natural healing agents. Sending you love, light and hugs...

Sumera Reshi
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

Thanks, darling, my lovely sister.

Jill Langhus
Oct 09, 2019
Oct 09, 2019

You're very welcome:-)
XO

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