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Saturday, October 15, 2011

In my garden I asketh

In my garden I asketh
by Azly Rahman


In my garden I asketh
Roses why must you have thorns?
                   what story of life are you telling us?
as I mow the lawn with this wrecking guillotine machine in my hands
Up and down and in circles
Guillotining thousands after I stormed the Bastille

But still, roses roses why are you with thorns?
As I contemplate roses I asketh again and again
though a strange a question might it be
                  can a rose be not a woman but a man?
                  And the thorns that guard are but guardian angles?
now how could that not possibly be?
                  in a world as upside down as we have created it to be?

And even in my garden I shall never fail to see
As the poet Emily would too agree
                                Life and death
                                Heaven and hell
                                And purgatory
And the role I play in these little worlds I could see
Ah .. my garden and me

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

as a mrsm student,i am very much hurt with this statement.i learnt so much during 5 years of my mjsc's time.

mr mohammad aidil ali.....aku rse kau pun ade adik sek kt mrsm kn??
cuba kau tnye dia pasal statement ni dan dengar ape yang dia komen.....
maybe you are the best among your friends in any subjects and got 4.0 in examination....
tp...jgn bangga sangat la dengan semua tu,kalau hati lecturer pun kau nak sakitkn.....
Bila2 masa je Allah swt boleh tarik balik apa yang Dia bagi kat kau......

"i am a gifted".......

i cant deny that,a lots of people are gifted.......
i have many friends are gifted.........
tapi,diaorg tak pernah ckp pun " i am gifted"
aku harap kau faham.....

my sisters are sbp student.......
you know what???
they admit mrsm is a great intitutional.....
but you??
its sad how you looked at MRSM negatively.

i just want to thank MRSM for a total of 5 years,as a student .you dont know how much MRSM has transformed a malay plus chinese like me to be what i am now.maybe i am not really good compared with my friends from sekolah kebangsaan......
but,MRSM realized me many things......im so sorry for you mr azly,you made a statement without thinking........are you still friend with your classmate,roomate,deskmate from mrsm kuantan?????
of course "yes" right???
before you make this statement...
do you make a discussion with them?????
i dont think so......
you are so funny mr azly......
i believe that,your teachers are shedding tears.........before you tag us as succesful failures,you may need to do some soul searching yourself......
tapi,aku tak boleh nak buat apa2 la sebab tu opinion kau tentang MRSM......sebab kau pun sama cam aku budak MRSM.kalau aku cakap kau bodoh.....takkan la org bodoh belajar tinggi cam kau,dpt phd,mengajar lebih 40 course in six different departments and writtent more than 350 analyses on malaysia........maksudnya kau memang seorg yang cerdik atau aku boleh panggil "genius".tapi, statement kau tu tunjuk yang kau ni tidak berapa nak cerdik la.........
mintak maaf kalau bahasa aku kasar,aku apa yang aku nak cakap.....
anyway, best of luck in your life and blogging........
thank you so much for the critics.......i really appreciate it!!!!!!
i am waitting for your next post!!!
one more thing,,
apa kata lain kali kalau nak blogging lagi atau tulis poems ,tulis bahasa melayu.....sebab tu kan bahasa ibunda kita.....kita orang melayu kan???tidak salah kalau nak tulis bahasa mat saleh.....kau banyak tulis pasal history,one malaysia and banyak lagi la.......
aku harap kau faham.......
aku xkan benci kau......sebab ape???
aku jumpa ramai dah orang cam kau ni........pandang negative pada MRSM,,its a normal thing.....
and we are still friend.
tu jelaa aku nak cakap.........
Thanks.......


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