Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Golden Reeds--By Sheikha A.--Pakistan and U.A.E.

Golden Reeds

and a lone bicycle
wheels large faces
slender fingered air
brush cheeks of tulips
dainty, naïve maidens;

his hands pick tenderly
rubbing lithe necks
easing off their stems
a fresh emptied vase
awaits colourful heads.

Sheikha A. is from Pakistan and U.A.E. and often finds herself in a world of oscillation that most of the times motivates her writing too. She maintains a (or tries to) blog on


  1. I enjoyed this piece, thanks for sharing it with us.

  2. Nice work, Sheikha. Thank you for sharing it and continued blessings!

    -MJ (

  3. Oh, this is simply lovely, Sheikha. :)

  4. Lovely poem Sheika! Thank you for sharing.