Treasure Island

Rajesh Thankappan

(Guwahati)

A Question Of Life And Death


Life shall testify
Whether one’s death
Shall be a mere
Dust or a speck.
And death shall testify
Whether one’s breath
Was wholly spent
Upon this earth.
When life can justify
One’s death
And death can justify
One’s breath
Only then can we say
To have travelled
Across the shores
Of the earth!

Submitted: Friday, July 19, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 19, 2013

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  • Rajesh Thankappan (7/19/2013 11:17:00 AM)

    Smt. Prasanna Kumari, I am happy that you liked the poem. The question of life and death is something which each man has to confront and comprehend individually. (Report) Reply

  • Rajesh Thankappan (7/19/2013 11:09:00 AM)

    Dear Sri Gajanan, Thanks for your encouraging words. I am keeping track of your poems which offers new vistas of thoughts. (Report) Reply

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