Treasure Island

Subbaraman N V

(31st July 1941 / Karaikkudi - Tamilnadu- India)

*AS IF TO...........


I go along the deep forest
as if to count all the trees!
I fly soaring above and above
as if to count the stars in the sky!
I sail fast in the deep sea
as if to count the number of fishes in the blue waters!
I walk slow in the cool Tar desert
as if to count the sand grains on the earth!
I know fully well that I may not succeed
as I try to keep the society peaceful and prosperous!

Submitted: Monday, April 01, 2013

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Sheer inability to achieve certain things in life leading to frustration- cause of this scribbling!

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  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/19/2013 12:21:00 PM)

    A Great poem with Great message....If I try to keep the society peaceful and prosperous...Beautifully expressed. Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Tiku . (4/7/2013 7:17:00 AM)

    very nice.what ever be the result one should not keep trying.liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (4/3/2013 5:13:00 AM)

    how true sir...there are certain things in life which is out of our reach, yet we feel so restless to achieve it....great write.... (Report) Reply

  • Anthony Di''anno (4/2/2013 10:00:00 AM)

    I can totally relate to this superb poem. I was always in trouble as a child for taking my toys to pieces. I just wanted to know how they worked. It never entered my head that I didn't know how to put them back together again. (Report) Reply

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