Treasure Island

M.D Dinesh Nair

(Thrissur/Vijayawada)

A CAMEL


A camel
That walks alone
Across the desert unending
Has no pretentions.
Every camel is so.

A camel
That has a hump large and
A physique strong
Is a marvel to none.
No marvel at all.

A camel
Treads before me at times
Leaving a track to follow and
I carry my small luggage
No caravan is seen.

A camel,
A desert,
A track and
Me.
There is a breeze blowing from somewhere!

Submitted: Sunday, June 16, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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First submitted: Thursday, June 19,2008

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  • Tajudeen Shah (5/6/2014 7:47:00 AM)

    I find the poet himself has turned the camel of endless neglects. Sympathy still linger around mind's shadowy yards, it seems. wonderfully disturbing expression, to me, at least. God Bless. (Report) Reply

  • Yash Shinde (3/30/2014 1:40:00 AM)

    ......camel is accustomed to harshness of desert, a beautiful poem set before the background of a desert..... (Report) Reply

  • Kanav Justa (12/6/2013 8:58:00 AM)

    , , , , how well a camel has adapted to the harsh environment, , , , we must learn something, , , how to counter at tough situations, , , (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (7/10/2013 1:03:00 PM)

    good description of the camel. a camel a desert a track and me there is a breeze blowing from somewhere. (Report) Reply

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