Treasure Island

Tajudeen Shah

(India.)

A Kite's Fate.


Beyond imaginations my adornments are!
Fluttering my colored wings above winds,
That has her roots above tall trees,
Do I ride to kiss the blue eternity!
Often do I realize my bound-destiny
By the fingers where the thread ends.
For a caprice of the master fingers
Or by the rage of the wind, my bondage
Ends, and to some autumnal tree top
Do I land bleeding to destined death.
My share of salvation is the liberty
That I enjoy after my death; when
Color-drained paper-wings on a shattered
Self is submitted to the self-less skies!

Submitted: Saturday, March 16, 2013
Edited: Saturday, June 08, 2013

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Result of observing a kite by the arabian sea shore the other day.

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  • Tajudeen Shah (8/23/2013 11:57:00 AM)

    This attempt is based on a real experience of seeing a kite landing over an old coconut tree by the arabian beach. wish i had some honest reviews from blessed poets. God Bless. (Report) Reply

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