Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Google
    Posts
    1,542
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    0
    Rep Power
    21474847

    Default Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig


    He snuffles towards
    pouches of water in the grass
    and doesn't drink
    when he finds them.

    He twitches listlessly
    at sappy grass stems and stands
    stone still, his hanging head
    caricatured with a scribble
    of green whiskers.

    Sometimes that head swings high,
    ears cock - and he stares
    down a long sound,
    he stares and whinnies
    for what never comes.

    His eyes never close,
    not in the heat of the day
    when his leather lip droops and
    he wears blinkers of flies.

    At any time of the night
    you hear him in his dark field
    stamp the groung, stamp
    the world down, waiting impatiently
    for the light to break


    This poem concentrate on three basic themes: Disability, Human neglection of animals and Despair.
    The imagery used in this poem reflects the poor condition of the horse and the field he lives in. MacCaig also tells that every living thing has got feelings and emotions, he tells that the horse "stamp the ground" when he gets frustrated of the darkness that surrounds him. he's got no choice but to live in this darkness till the day he dies
    ___________
    Visit My Site on Current Affairs

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    United Arab Emirates
    Age
    31
    Posts
    675
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    0
    Rep Power
    21474846

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    nice one

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Karachi, Pakistan, Pakistan
    Posts
    125,914
    Mentioned
    836 Post(s)
    Tagged
    9270 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    1179
    Rep Power
    21474971

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    صرف آواز نہیں ، لفظ بھی مقفل ہیں مرے

    سوچ میں ہوں کہ اب تجھ کو پکاروں کیسے

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Karachi
    Posts
    14,314
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    193 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    0
    Rep Power
    10737441

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    hmmmm Nice

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Google
    Posts
    1,542
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    0
    Rep Power
    21474847

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    Thanks 2 all of u
    ___________
    Visit My Site on Current Affairs

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    PAKISTAN
    Age
    30
    Posts
    190
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    0
    Rep Power
    15

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    very nice
    *kAbhi shAAm dhAlAy merAy dil mAin utro*

    kAinAt

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    not on streets, obviously!! LOL
    Posts
    6,514
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    32 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    1
    Rep Power
    21474852

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    nice............
    ranisrequest - Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Google
    Posts
    1,542
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    0
    Rep Power
    21474847

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    Thanks 2 all of u
    ___________
    Visit My Site on Current Affairs

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    2,051
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    33 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    1
    Rep Power
    4498034

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    Assalam-o-Alikum WR WB

    Nice

    FeamnAllah

  10. #10
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Karachi
    Age
    33
    Posts
    607
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanked
    0
    Rep Power
    6

    Default Re: Blind Horse - Norman MacCaig

    nice

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •