Poems

A Mystery

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A woman
Man’s half body
A mirror, miracle, divine
Harbinger of life,
Incomparable mystery,
Prelude to eternity.

Like glass, plain,
Like steel, solid,
Firm as a rock
In love, hate.

Nurse,
Baby, cuddling in celestial blessing
Life starts there,
Death,
A blessing.

                 ____Muhammad Shahab.

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