Treasure Island

Rahman Henry

(14 January 1970 / Natore, Bangladesh.)

A Lifetime of Affection


Take off all the cream of resound from the stillness

provide me a lifetime as short as the Autumn noon
But beauty spreading, peaceful and majestic

O sinless Deity,
Come to my life, and sing a love song

Living a very short life as that of the noon
I'll console myself that
I've enjoyed all the respects of an everlasting life

And let me inscribe this thought
On this silent stone of steam!

Submitted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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