Beauty of the World! by Hakim Kassim

[tabby title="Poem"] Beauty of the world, don't we so belong?Say--oh, say it to my beating heart!Or, if in too much nerve you can't,Just jump, jump onto me so fast! Angel in spring, don't you see my heart tornwide open,Unable with...

Not Again by Hakim H. Kassim

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] No, I do not, cannot hope tobear,I would not summon my soulfor once again,To be serious in love, and careand dareTo wear its colors and expect toremainsane;For my heart, any heart! canbe 'moved' only once!Thus no more,...

Resolve by Hakim H. Kassim

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] We call each other by names,In fact all just rolls on and onwith no aims-- Just the routine heat of ourdaily 'talk;'If it then be that we in harmonyno more 'walk,' Nor with joy together quietlyrejoice,Then, though...

Wild Wishes by Hakim Kassim

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Wild wishes, too highfor worldly tries,Celestial glows thatdo not fit into Timeand Place,Lost love's tormentedhopes and cries,Come with fresh faceat my dooryard. Wild wishes, desiresthat cannot bequenched in poorworld's weakarms,Joys treading myfootsteps fromHeaven above,All my loves long...

Expression no. 4. by Hakim Kassim

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] autumn.dreams, intoideas.windy eves.the far-awaylook.tree-leaves.dark eves.wutheringheights.firewoods.a world in theyellow.release.warmth.quiet.intimacy.looking.time off.promises anew.'we'll see.' [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Born in Mogadishu, Somalia, the poet was raised in a politically prominent family; yet in his early teens, the poet and his family...