Treasure Island

Ahmad Shiddiqi

(March 7,1974 / Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia)

A Diary Four (La Isla Samba)

(dedicated to Ms. Catrina Heart, a poet friend at poemhunter)

this early sensuous Summer
I wander together with her
a voice of seagull calls
the sea is shimmering

thou beautiful one! my heart's desire
you have changed me by your love
my soul yearns for your care
my arm resting upon yours

your love has captured me
your love holds me back
swan flies up and soars
the birds sing in flocks

Submitted: Friday, February 13, 2009

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  • Michael Brock (5/6/2010 7:54:00 AM)

    Your use of words is well done, very good flow and imagery, I like feel of this poem.

    It gives me a remembered feeling of young love...

    thanks for sharing
    Michael (Report) Reply

  • Ben Gieske (2/20/2009 4:42:00 PM)

    A nice place by the sea to visualize and contemplate. Helps beautify your thoughts of love. All the s words in the first stanze help create the right mood. Good writing. (Report) Reply

  • Maria Barbara Korynt (2/18/2009 8:50:00 PM)

    Your remaining love is splendid. This love is nothing imperturbable and bright.
    Very much I like this subtlety in your poems. I am greeting :) (Report) Reply

  • Catrina Heart (2/14/2009 6:08:00 AM)

    Oh! thank you so much for this heartfelt poem, overwhelming emotions fills me while reading through this lovely dedication. I loved the words seaguls and swan you used here in this vivid composition for they represent beauty and advancement to everything............

    The island of Samba, wherein dance and music in Brazil goes perfect in a 4/4 beat and rhythm....lively and enjoyable one...

    Ahmad, I am giving you my humble and deepest appreciation for dedicating this sweet and eloquent composition of yours.....10++++++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Ravi A (2/14/2009 3:47:00 AM)

    In this poem also, repect tends to be a kind of love at one point. You may not be menaing it so but the poems reflects. In my opinion, let us not nurture this kind of sentiments to our well wishers and critics. It is all part of the game. (Report) Reply

  • Ruerd Visser (2/14/2009 3:21:00 AM)

    May you contlinue to share the fruits of your love!

    Thanksgreetings from Sneek

    Boomfriend Ruerd (Report) Reply

  • john tiong chunghoo (2/14/2009 12:35:00 AM)

    your love has captured me
    your love holds me back
    swan flies up and soars
    the birds sing in flocks

    i love the above ahmad (Report) Reply

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