Lullaby For A Missing Child

Little boy blue
I would if I could
Haul you up in my mended fishnet.

Jewels of rising moon aglow
And in place of all my food
Gift the globe to you.

I sit long by twilit window
the trouble with all other boys
other joys yet...

they are not you...Little boy blue.

by Mahfooz Ali

Comments (2)

that was good! really good! ! ! Lubna
Very touching poem. Peace, Aisha