Treasure Island

Santosh Sharma


A Tiny Ant


Smallest creature, wonderful is wisdom
Sensed the warmth, preparing for rain
Searched grains, but far of home
Planned up and down travel,in well defined lanes
Stormed on heap, cordoned all around
Carrying load more than it’s weight
Following the route like convoy of a command
Swift are actions like army in war
No rest no respite until store is stuffed
Enough for all the rain days to come
Wonderful a creature,nice of wisdom
Reference of strength, unity, discipline to mankind.

Submitted: Saturday, July 09, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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  • Sonali Sings (11/11/2011 10:38:00 PM)

    The poet trying to give message through a tiny, apparently insignifcant creature like ant which have capability to do their duty incessantly, with unity, discipline. Great write. (Report) Reply

  • Bhavik Bamania (9/27/2011 4:17:00 AM)

    lovely poem I wish that mankind will learn something from this smallest and beautiful creature of God. (Report) Reply

  • James Casey (9/7/2011 1:36:00 AM)

    ANTS ANTS ANTS....... Annoying as they sometimes can be, Wouldn't it be wonderful if the people of this world could only follow the work ethic of the lowly ant.
    All our forefathers worked diligently and hard to give us all the life we lead today.
    Many of us have taken leisure a little too far and expect others to supply for us, much like the Queen in the nest. (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann (7/28/2011 10:11:00 AM)

    Stormed on heap, cordoned all around
    Carrying load more than it’s weight
    Following the route like convoy of a command

    very poignant write Sir. (Report) Reply

  • Christina Phan (7/24/2011 2:30:00 AM)

    Something small like ant in world and great way of learning about ant. I like it and its wonderful job (Report) Reply

  • Terence George Craddock (7/23/2011 6:53:00 AM)

    Yes the actions of ants are intriguing. I also felt inspired to write a few poems about ant exploits. a fascinating life study (Report) Reply

  • Eric Cockrell (7/18/2011 7:06:00 AM)

    isnt it amazing that the whole of the universe can be contained in something as small as an ant? ... a very good poem! (Report) Reply

  • Abdallah Gamal (7/17/2011 10:50:00 AM)

    It's fabulous I love ur work, , the ink u write is never fades of coloring and inspiring the whole world, , keep on writing inspiration poems like this, , rated 10 :) (Report) Reply

  • Rekha Mandagere (7/15/2011 6:38:00 AM)

    The poem is beautifully built on the theme 'Ant Philosophy'.An inspiration to all times. I like this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Soma Mukherjee (7/15/2011 3:51:00 AM)

    lovely poem, not only can we learn a lot from thses tiny ones but also be ready like them and for them..the ants of life.... (Report) Reply

  • Mohammad Akmal Nazir (7/14/2011 11:14:00 AM)

    We can learn many things from ants. They are always in harmony with one another. They don't rest until their objective is achieved. They are the glorious example of discipline, unity and integrity. Great poem. I liked and rated it 10. Thanks for sharing..... (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (7/14/2011 10:19:00 AM)

    Melodious verses, full of wisdom. The ants can teach us a lot. They work together, they sacrifice and look how much of brain they need to these wonderful things. We with our big brains are quite often lagging behind. Let us use the littel bit needed at least for working together and sacrificing something for each other.
    Thanks for sharing this very good poem. (Report) Reply

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