Treasure Island

Madhav Sarkunde

(11/12/1963 / Paluwadi)

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O rabid storm!
Destroy my shanty
as badly as you can.
I will raise it over
for my trust in life
is still intact.

O mediator of menance!
Scatter my dear things
as far away as you can.
I will get them all back
for my diligent hands
are still ready to toil.

O villainous vandal!
Snatch my unalloyed joy
as much as you can.
I will earn it again,
for grit in my blood
is still alive.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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  • Dave Walker (4/11/2012 1:21:00 PM)

    A fantastic poem, like it, a great write.
    May i invite you to read my new poem called,
    A Single Blade Of Grass. (Report) Reply

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