Treasure Island

Khairul Ahsan


Compatible Feelings


When I hear a cuckoo coo,
With that I can hear you too.
When you see a bird in flight,
Do I too, fly into your sight?

When magpies chatter,
I hear your laughter.
When drops of rain patters on your window,
Do you gaze, to find my shadow?

When a gentle breeze, sways the trees,
I hear you hum, like the buzzing bees.
When the approaching squalls, dash on your walls
Atop the noise, do you hear my calls?

When the bells jingle and the brooks babble.
All I can hear is your random gabble.
When at midnight, a lover mute, plays on a flute,
To your eyes, does my semblance take a route?

Submitted: Friday, September 20, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Remembering you.....

Dhaka
20 September 2013
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  • Connie Yost (12/28/2013 5:11:00 PM)

    Thank you for your gracious comments. This poem of yours is a smile maker- maybe even a giggle maker- oops there's some of that random gabble. Love it! (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (10/20/2013 9:17:00 PM)

    @ Naida Nepascua Supnet,
    Thanks a lot for your overflowing compliments.
    I am truly inspired. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (10/20/2013 8:57:00 PM)

    @ Elena Plotkin,
    Thanks for your lovely comments on my poem and the generous 10++.
    I particularly liked the expression 'It is achingly beautiful.' (Report) Reply

  • Elena Plotkin (10/2/2013 9:08:00 AM)

    I love this poem and I have added it to my poem list! It is achingly beautiful. Bravo! Great write! 10++ (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (9/26/2013 9:44:00 PM)

    @ Abhishek Kumar,
    I am glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for taking time to put it into words. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (9/22/2013 1:55:00 AM)

    @ Sarah Rose,
    Thanks for the kind words. When one is 'In Love', one sees and hears one's lover in everything. Shadow of eyes, echo to ears, as though! (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (9/22/2013 1:49:00 AM)

    @ Lonnie Taylor,
    Yes, it is a romantic poem, written from the feelings from my heart. Thanks for loving it, thanks for appreciating. (Report) Reply

  • Sarah Rose (9/21/2013 12:36:00 PM)

    Wow a very lovely, sweet and very descriptive poem, that shows how love takes over everything and how everything reminds you of the one you love. Wonderful piece! (Report) Reply

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (9/21/2013 2:33:00 AM)

    my fav:
    When at midnight, a lover mute, plays on a flute,
    To your eyes, does my semblance take a route?

    loved the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (9/20/2013 11:50:00 PM)

    a lover mute, good write, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
    Especially read my poem'Family members' and vote. (Report) Reply

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