O' human heart


O' heart, I wonder how
you can store
so many different
emotions of ours
in just thy four puny
while pumping away the
liquid of life

O' heart in you we
discover love
but side by side you can
harbour hate
In you we find the
emotion of happiness
but side by side you
simmer rage!

When you cease to beat
many plans you thwart
May God protect the
young human heart.

And while some O' heart
you hold dear
some make you skip a
beat in fear!

O' heart but we find in
you as well
the vile emotion of
Such a potpourri of
emotions in you dwell
Help filter out any wrong
ones for me!

A mere four chambers
indeed, but spacious are
Invite therein
whomsoever in the
world you may

But in the end forget not
to reserve
atleast a single chamber
for its Creator, to
The creator of hearts
More than that deserves.


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  • Edthepoet

    This is beautiful work. Especially 'A mere four chambers, indeed, but spacious are
    they, Invite therein, whomsoever in the
    world you may'. If Biffy Clyro wrote poems they would sound like this.

    • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

      Wow I like when my works are matched to some real great poet . Biffy Coro must be a poet? Thanks so much for the feedback.

    • dusk arising

      A fun write. The heart of course doesn't do anything except pump our blood around, all the other stuff is in our brain, our personality and memory. I dont know how this idea of the heart myth got started but we do all use the expressions 'with all my heart' and 'heartbroken' don't we.

      • Poetic Dan

        Maybe not a myth my friend as we also use gut feeling.
        I personally believe our bodies talk to us, the brain may be just the library 😉

        • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

          Yeah you are right I too always felt that literary ESP dramatic and novelist etc figuratively gave more credit to the heart than brain. Even though the brain is the main control panel for everything be it emotion and what not. Yet for poetry I went by the poetic heart content, it's more poetic for emotions to belong to the heart as they ESP westerners always tell me , " think with your heart rather than your mind" but my religion always tells us to think with the brain even in matters of relationships. Warm thanx for your thoughts on this, very great and literal wow. Take care.

        • dusk arising

          A fun write. The heart of course doesn't do anything except pump our blood around, all the other stuff is in our brain, our personality and memory. I dont know how this idea of the heart myth got started but we do all use the expressions 'with all my heart' and 'heartbroken' don't we.

        • Poetic Dan

          Loved the energy of this, thank you for sharing.

        • ron parrish aka wordman

          beautiful tribute to God,,loved it

          • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

            Aw that was one of the most pleasing beautiful comment to me, few people are thankful to God for the heart or anything else. Best wishes.

          • w c

            A beautiful poem. My favorite part is: "but in the end forget not to reserve at least a single chamber for its Creator."

            • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

              That's my personal beloved lines too, the main purpose of my poem so I'm heartily pleased to know it is your fav as well, thanx ever soo much for your lovely comment. Best wishes.

            • orchidee

              A fine write Z. I understand the physical heart, and it being the seat of the emotions, as the 'centre' of us. Well, our heart is placed centrally in us.
              And - oohh - write a poem every day if you wish. This site allows one per day. Some sites allow more per day, but then we would never get time to read them all.
              Don't be shy of it, if you've got poems there - past or present ones!

              • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

                Hi orchids, I like that pen name too, hope I don't steal it, luv flowers n birds lots ah. Thanx soo much for your fine great lil discourse on the heart . And thanks for the heartwarming encouragement about posting more. I really feel to awkward about crowding with many of my poem anywhere so I just take my time so as not to overwhelm. But my home journals and iPad notebooks get flooded with poems , I think I must have reached more than a thousand. But to post from them I do some when in poetic mood and some I just can't.
                Best wishes n cheers!

              • livsxxxx

                Wow. Clever write. Really enjoyed reading this poem.👍🏽

              • Syd

                A great poem. A beautiful heartfelt piece.

                - Syd

              • Izzi Lynn

                Awww, I love it! The style is so interesting and I love reading it.

              • LIGHT WARRIOR

                This is very well written.the heart idea is not a myth.it is a fact.there is a major chakra situated there.not to mention, our emotions greatly affect the heart and its functions

                • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

                  Great info and I like your thoughts on this poem, thanks soo much poet Jason, I adore Egyptian stuff , have a few u posted poems on Cleopatra, that's your pic right. Cheers,

                • AlitaOpal

                  Fantastic piece, the heart indeed is a powerful organ thank you x

                • Reivax Camlost

                  It's been a fair while since this was written, but I do recall you once asking me to comment on your most recent poem, and I never did; by my calculations this was the poem that was written most recently at that time. And it's quite a wonderful piece; I especially appreciate the notes of assonance and dissonance that you wove together between the lines. You preserve the lyrical quality of the poem when read aloud through cleverly arranging the meter and the rhymescheme to act continuously between transitions—a delightful stroke. The subject matter also really resonates, the nature of the heart troubles me often; how we can hold both love and hatred, violence and beauty, all seemingly equally sublime in nature or else equally base when considered against the weight of whatever things we hold as truly pure or good. To resolve that question with a return to the simple intuitions of humanity in such a noble fashion, that's admirable, I think.

                  • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

                    Wow and I admire your very brill great comment, it's impressive how you notice the artsy nuances and strokes in poems... Thanks soo much for feedback.

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