Treasure Island

Salil Singh

(19th April 1991 / Agra)

A Drink Before You Pass


Have a drink, my friend,
have a drink before you pass.
For you will, you will pass away
and I on the corner shall see you.

I on the corner who sit and drink,
while you walk in the sun.

The sun burns you.
But walk you will, and i will drink.
I do nothing, you will say.
I serve no purpose, I am lost.
You strut like a headless chicken, in the heat you cackle.
I am lost.

There is no haze.
I see clearly.
But I am lost.
I can see the light,
but i can't feel the heat.
Thank you, stranger.

Now you must leave, and I
must
drink.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Drink Before You Pass by Salil Singh )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. You Are My Winter Song, Asma Riaz Khan
  2. In Dreams It Lives, Rohit Sapra
  3. Attitude, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  4. Antidepressants, Nalini Jyotsana Chaturvedi
  5. Eve of Destruction (2014), Anthony Di'anno
  6. ! Struck by the Oner, Alice Vedral Rivera
  7. Haiku 12, Suresh Dogra
  8. A Shoulder To Cry On, Joe Rosochacki
  9. The moment you, gajanan mishra
  10. Qoute # 6, Is It Poetry

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
But harder grows the more I her entreat?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. My Love Is Like To Ice, Edmund Spenser
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]