Castle of Sand


In this castle of sand,
I’m just a grain
so small
Riding with the wind,
revolving in the dust
And as the storm rages,
I can see everything,
Looking so beautiful
with a little blur
And as the wind stops,
my ride ends
The blur fades
And all I see,
is clear
The picture becomes real
No dust, no storm, no blur
And no castle,
I’m alone
And far from my castle of sand…

~Ubaid Hyder


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