Treasure Island

Satish Verma

(5-6-1935)

A Tree House


The rubble was still rising
after the direct hit. The
private dens were in ruins.
Salicin? Do you know the─

willow-bark? My father said,
the spirit of the tree healed
and removed the suffering
and pain of man.

Celebrating the cease of
fire, death moves in a circle,
seeking the truce between the─
cage free neighbours.

Don’t pull out the tubers, the
roots. The ancient souls─
live in them. The psyche, you
will have to read off mute greens.

Ask the questions. From the wounded
earth, will be an electric response.

Submitted: Saturday, March 15, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): poem

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 Tree House by Satish Verma )

Enter the verification code :

  • Suman Kumar Das (3/15/2014 10:14:00 AM)

    Plant trees and save environment! ................very beautifully crafted, Sir.............Liked it (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. And We Came to Pass, Abdulrasaq Akingbo Okanlambe
  2. Praising a Poet, 'me' by a Co-Poet!, Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
  3. My Dog Lays at My Feet, David McLansky
  4. The two I trust (sonnet), Tinashe Mupedzapasi
  5. Owls or rats, Tinashe Mupedzapasi
  6. Jesus, God, Tinashe Mupedzapasi
  7. माँ का सूरज कहीं खो गया, Aftab Alam
  8. Brother John, Colin Ian Jeffery
  9. पयादे से मात, Aftab Alam
  10. My birthday song 2, Tinashe Mupedzapasi

Poem of the Day

poet Rupert Brooke

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. 1914 V: The Soldier, Rupert Brooke
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  6. Television, Roald Dahl
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]