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Heart-Core

Close your eyes because a blink is all it takes
Like a weak link you break through me like a chain
It’s crazy like schizo I feel like I’m out of my brain
Picture my face it’s so lit like a flame without a frame
Mouth ajar because it’s a feeling that can’t be contained
And now I’m wearing a smile fitting from what I’ve gained
Grown on me like weight… Waiting like drumming patient
Virtue-like patience as I was waiting for the right heart beating to my cadence
Dormant from a love like a volcano, I was laying latent
Besides, it’s always been the next girl and not one to have adjacent
Never been satisfied with average love – call me mean or complacent

See I want a love like air to change me, but begging for it is a breath wasted
And these thoughts are birthed from pain – an outlook on life that came nascent
Creating hoops to go through like Naismith, but I kept missing baskets like it was wasted
Till you came along with your guard up and challenged my placement
And not wanting to fail I put you through a test… needless to say you aced it
But I’m equally good at bluffs, so I bet and raised it; you called it poker-facing
Went all in with my chips out like a pests do in home invasions
But you were the one who took me out of an emotional basement
So I opened my door for you to stay in
And you didn’t bat an eye – I think you saw me cave in
See I thought I had lost my heart in the dark – you showed me I just misplaced it
Chemistry like our love is more than just basic
You showed me your heart now I just want to trace it
Written lines; no copying and pasting
And if we make a mistake, just delete or erase it
I want to dive into your lips, head first into love like I’m not afraid to face it
Let’s pace through this world like space – heartbeats moon racing
And we can stop time
Love
Just embracing… like the sea to the shore
Hold me like a secret under your armor, protected and sure
In debt to your amour like I’ve invested more than I can afford
Married to adore; no divorce like I vowed “I do” to rapport
An affair of the heart with no settlement because it’s soul custody is yours
Crash into me like a tide and I’ll wash out your stained heart like a chore
Love tied up musically; even we could see it from the score
Because I could fall forever in love with you and I wouldn’t even pull the chord

And I don’t need the world because I know we’re unable to keep this dirt forever as floor
But because you are the earth I stand on just know… I hold you closer to me then my heart to my core

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Hey beautiful people… I wanted to give you guys some love with this one…

Please read this one SLOW there are a lot of metaphors that have more than one meaning

ex… average love – call me “mean” (another term for average) or complacent
ex. “See I want a love like air to change me, but begging for it is a breath wasted” (also as in begging for change )
ex. Love tied up musically; even we could see it from the score –
Tied up – EVEN – score – can be viewed – as love that is both even between the 2 players and one that is beautiful like music

ok i m not giving them all away -Tell me what YOU found

Much love always for your support,critiques, comments and favorites
Thank you for reading…
Shoaib

Comments

  • Elucidate
    Elucidateover 5 years ago

    The complexity of this is astounding. So layered with subtle shades of meaning.
    This is practically genius, Shoaib.

  • yo thanks man i’m glad you enjoyed this one…

    – S .

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladeover 5 years ago

    Absolutely brilliant my friend. The layers, imagery and the passion. I am an awe and I am going to read this again and again. You are such a talent. Anthea

  • oh anthea thank you thank you :) always love your comments dear

    – S .

  • Elucidate
    Elucidateover 5 years ago

    I’m reading and re-reading again and again…

  • let me know if you found something new aight ?

    – S .

  • Erika .
    Erika .over 5 years ago

    I just can’t even begin to explain the meaning in this……or the multiple meanings I found and all the lines that just popped out. Really I might have to come back and comment again. It’s just impossible to type everything that I found in this poem. Seriously, one single line is like a little poem itself. Definitely very nice to read, you get that warm feeling. Emotion so well conveyed. Brilliant work, Shoaib.

  • WOW !!! erika thank you so so much, always love hearing you opinions about my work it means so much… its interesting you say you get a warm feeling from it… thank you !!

    – S .

  • myREVolution
    myREVolutionover 5 years ago

    breathtaking.

  • breathe. :)

    – S .

  • oneperfectkiss
    oneperfectkissover 5 years ago

    SO passionate Shoaib…..it’s all great but my fav line is “Because I could fall forever in love with you and I wouldn’t even pull the chord” xx

  • Thanks dear… thank you for reminding me.. i had moved a line over and when you pointed out this line.. i edited this to put the 2 lines together ! thank you always your support means so much it really does :)

    – S .

  • Erika .
    Erika .over 5 years ago
    Really there’s just so much to take in. But I’ll just point out the part I liked best after reading it several times.

    Let’s pace through this world like space – heartbeats moon racing
    And we can stop time
    Love
    Just embracing… like the sea to the shore
    Hold me like a secret under your armor, protected and sure …..very nice lines. I think they explain the purpose of the poem, well that’s what I think. :)

  • Thanks Erika… i m full original ideas ;) your right…those lines do seem to sum up the message … find anything new ?

    – S .

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindover 5 years ago

    Powerful love and I wouldn’t mind if someone wrote this for me. You are inspired. Reads like you’re soaring – if it isn’t what you have now, it’s what you want. Amazing lines. Freakin awesome poem!!! xoxo

  • awwww how do you know i didnt write it for you ? lol thanks you so much for you compliments autumn means to much having you read my poems. a big hug for you :)

    – S .

  • LifeDrawing
    LifeDrawingover 5 years ago

    “Call me mean or complacent” makes me smile. Sets the tone…then the humorous similies all seemingly all straight out of the heart- from the awkward initial encounter to promises of the vows taken in marriage. And yet the language eg,“I will not pull the cord” is colourful and meaningful in an equally serious way, but in an everyday language that you can relate and smile at.

  • hey lifedrawing.. thanks for letting me know what you think… this comment really means a lot to me… you are very right .. the beginning is the falling in love part and it just leads to the acknowlegement of being ok to fall like that forever…thanks so much

    – S .

  • wigs
    wigsover 5 years ago

    I have had a reading overload evening and just before bedtime I read this incredible piece of work… truly wonderful, I sense this another one that I will read and read again…

  • awww wigs i’m glad you could read this one before bed.. consider it my way to tuck you in hahaha ! just kidding… thanks so so so much for all your support it means so much to me … let me know when you read it again ok !!!?

    – S .

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