Treasure Island

Rajesh Thankappan

(Guwahati)

A Dilemma Resolved (A Sonnet)


If you should abandon me, my love
A lonely track I shall plough
And under the sweltering sun warm
Shall soothe my heart calm.

If you let go my hands
I shall learn to chant
That love is not all delight
But like an avalanche might alight!

Grieving in your thoughts I shall be happy
For I shall still be in your company,
Until time comes and lulls me asleep
Stealing away the precious burden that I keep.


So, my love, if you should desert me in isolation
My happiness and sorrows I shall retain as my rich possessions!

Submitted: Saturday, December 14, 2013

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  • Valsa George (4/10/2014 8:00:00 AM)

    Stoic endurance and fiery resolve....Even if left in isolation, not going to curse life or plunge into despair! That's the right spirit! A well written sonnet! (Report) Reply

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