Treasure Island

Kesav Venkat Easwaran

(June 5th / Palghat- Kerala- India)

A Dream Of Reality


I had a dream short
yester night;
I saw in that
some thing of mine;
my life,
full of craze;
those sights,
them I gaze
were they of mine?

A cross junction
of love and hate;
from there a lane
leads to resting place;
the pavement there,
a heap of mud near
a plant over there,
that, my desire,
I had planted
along with you joint...


Underneath,
it was dry; there
I saw your mind
unwilling to water;
soil unsaturated
thirst not satiated,
expectations
high of mine
seen crumbled
out fallen
the desire plant
shedding dry leaves;
tear drops
water less!

My short dream thus...

Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, July 05, 2011

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  • Ejaz Khan (12/9/2009 3:46:00 AM)

    You certainly have great ideas and know the art of presentation, very beautiful and captivating write! (Report) Reply

  • rago rago (11/6/2009 12:40:00 AM)

    a dream of reality is well said........also thank yu for your kind rememberance... (Report) Reply

  • Stacey Watts (10/19/2009 10:33:00 PM)

    Dreams are a beautiful thing until more often than not reality creeps. Excellent job. (Report) Reply

  • Jessel Jane Tevar (7/18/2009 12:41:00 AM)

    a sad dream of reality...of unmet desires...of disappointments...i love re-reading this poem..the rhythm...nice shades of words u have (Report) Reply

  • Emily Core (5/30/2009 8:58:00 AM)

    wow love it but i don`t dream at night only in the day but a dream is a dream (Report) Reply

  • Subroto Chatterjee (4/30/2009 10:10:00 PM)

    Reality and dreams....and they mirror each other often...unexpectedly. Unwelcome at times. Good write.

    Cheers.
    Subroto (Report) Reply

  • Bonnie Collins (4/30/2009 12:44:00 AM)

    Very nicely written, and with alot of depth, however ever so transparent and penned nicely as your imagery takes the familar journey once again! !

    Bonnie (Report) Reply

  • Jools E. (11/22/2008 8:31:00 AM)

    Wow, that's a great poem Kesav! Reads really nice, and quite touching... it feels like one of my dreams... 'a cross junction of love and hate'... wish I had written that! Nice work...10+ (Report) Reply

  • Min Sia (11/18/2008 2:58:00 AM)

    So touching..lovely..as with the dreams it has and the realities ahead..very revealing! It's beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • puneet ambika (11/17/2008 4:13:00 AM)

    Nicely written very nice views... I like this poem...
    Very Sweet i love the mute love here its very sweet. Keep writing you are great..
    Thank you for sharing

    god bless u
    ambika (Report) Reply

  • Richa Dhodi (11/3/2008 12:13:00 AM)

    Nice slab sir.
    A special in some way as it answers me for my queries.
    thanks sir...
    Your poems are always special... (Report) Reply

  • Antonio Liao (11/2/2008 8:00:00 PM)

    reality and dreams connect in a poetic views... i like it.... seems very special to accept.... yet very revealing that life is not what we expect to happen...perhaps
    in other space of reality and thats a dream, all things are possible to
    happen.... i like your thought of philosophy in life... thank you... more power
    a 10 + (Report) Reply

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