Treasure Island

sathya narayana

(12-06-1958 / Nellore, Andhra Pradesh)

1+1=1


I dispute his permutations
At least twice a day; him, I curse
Me; he often pinches and wrenches
Well! I understand his compulsions
He too does sympathize my follies
Again, we laugh off our excesses
Runs thus our rollercoaster romance

Yet, lingers a feeling of emptiness
I asked him, “Why this gulf between us;
Aren’t we very, very close friends;
with consensus of minds? ”
He smiled, “You understand me. Yes.
But you don’t know me in essence”
I asked, “Hey! What is the difference?
Both words sound me in same sense
When do I know you in wholeness? ”
Trickled down HIS words mysterious
“When you become I, and I …..you”

Submitted: Friday, January 02, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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  • Prof. Dr. Sakti Chakravorty (8/12/2009 1:48:00 PM)

    'Trickled down HIS words mysterious
    “When you become I, and I …..you” '

    His [not his] excellent.
    And lastly that EI = 'I'
    Great
    dr. sakti
    12.08.09. (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (6/28/2009 12:45:00 AM)

    Great friendship of yours! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! though with two bodies only one soul... (Report) Reply

  • Marieta Maglas (6/19/2009 12:07:00 PM)

    This poem (my opinion) means that we need to become aware and to acquire knowledge of the part that is missing and take the possession, through knowledge, of whole..For this purpose we must know each other perfectly and we must have a convergent thinking..I'm starting to understand you.
    great poem...10+++
    Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Marilyn Lott (4/22/2009 7:20:00 AM)

    You describe a deep friendship that builds over a long period of time. Very well thought out and described. A '10! '

    Best Wishes,
    Marilyn (Report) Reply

  • Vinod Kumar (1/20/2009 1:08:00 AM)

    One plus One is equal to a little Big One, very nice rememberance, like Oneness University. thanks for sharing.10++ (Report) Reply

  • Kee Thampi (1/7/2009 8:57:00 PM)

    How to nibble our presence in this musty pensive way of life, way the World goes...
    Me; he often pinches and wrenches
    Well! I understand his compulsions
    He too does sympathize my follies
    Again, we laugh off our excesses
    Runs thus our rollercoaster romance

    Yet, ...........
    everything passes the really....
    I dispute his permutations
    At least twice a day; him, I curse
    ....we must pent it (Report) Reply

  • Palas Kumar Ray (1/5/2009 12:56:00 PM)

    ___________________________________________________________________
    This is a different kind of work Sathyaji. In fact, you have masterfully done with the conflict.Alas! when I becomes me, Me shifts to the location of I and the gulf remains.Hence,1+1=/=1 and the Mathematics Wins.
    ___________________________________________________________________ (Report) Reply

  • Ken E Hall (1/5/2009 3:44:00 AM)

    Into self poem very original-Rollercoaster romance emptyness, Essence unknown
    in friendship and crying out for luv as I see it- I'm sure it will prevail luv I mean
    good write uavaniceday
    regards (Report) Reply

  • Chitra - (1/5/2009 12:31:00 AM)

    discover ourselves in someone else and yet retain our essence
    a novel write (Report) Reply

  • A Poet Who Loves To Sing Alves (1/4/2009 4:55:00 PM)

    Oh My! , I love your poem and it brought to mind a poem I wrote several years ago with the same question of 1+1=1...My poem is called Love's Lament...please read when time allows...10 here for you! Oh My! (Report) Reply

  • Kassem Oude (1/3/2009 12:25:00 PM)

    Roll down 107 dices with 107 faces each, then count the probabilites, am not of 'math' but I think an infinity of peole the result would be. So a man can be one with his shadow only even if people share many oulines. (Report) Reply

  • Ency Bearis (1/3/2009 7:52:00 AM)

    Unique and interesting poem...to become one in other person can be attributed probably by encarnation..or in one mind team work..well? (Report) Reply

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