Here I Stand

Here I Stand short poem

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Here I stand,
on the land where you wish me to dig my own grave
with few seeds
in my clenched fists
hiding them from your glance

Watching you write on my gravestone
a name you gave me, ‘Frailty’,
though still, you feel the need to threaten me
with holy water and amulets,
you devise my destruction and expect me to applaud your cleverness
But your sight, frail and limited,
fails to foresee,
that with me I shall take these seeds
inside the soil.

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Muhammad Khalid Khan
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Beautifully done

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