After Midnight

I saw the stars far off -
as far as I from them:
in this moment I saw them -
in moments of the twinkling past.
In the boundless depths of darkness,
these hours
hunt the morning through the night.

And I can't make up my mind:
am I living this life for the first time?
Or repeating it, forgetting as I live
the first moment of breath every time?

Does the fish too drink water?
Does the sun feel the heat?
Does the light see the dark?
Does the rain too get wet?
Do dreams ask questions about sleep as I do?

I walked a long, long way
and when I saw, I saw the stars close by.
Today it rained all day long and the words were washed away
from your face.



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the poem is very lovely and very touching . i never knew that nature could be this mystic . being an eight grader i may not know much about great poetry, but according to my view this is truly a great piece of art.we should give a big clap for Mohan Rana. this guy surely deserves a Grammy award .don’t you think the same uh!!!!!


its nice to read it can relate to our future


Wow!!! This is awesoeme


awesome and very touching poem


this is an awesome poem


i love this poem


Very nice. It’s lovely!

Abdirahman Ahmed

Good job man, much respect!

Jailson Pereira

Brilliant poem, i loved it!

Gulbash Gulzameenvi

really amazing poem ..... 

Latika Singh

I really love this poem. So far. All of Mohan Rana’s poems are fantastic.

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