Treasure Island

Subroto Chatterjee


Death


Death is curt, death is cold,
Death is new, death is old.
Death is no summer, death is no fall;
It is for one, it is for all.

It is no low mist, nor a dark cloud,
Donne is mistaken: death is not proud.

Death is a player in the stage-
It is man's reason for his age.
Death is a cause, it is a reason;
It is Life's changing season.

Death is one moment too long;
Death is one reason beyond.



Copyright © SC
5th March 1982
Mumbai.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Edited: Sunday, September 16, 2012

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  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (6/13/2009 10:01:00 PM)

    Death is the reason why we live in this world.Its the conclusion of our life before we advance to a new chapter..........later, in life. Nice piece Subroto! (Report) Reply

  • surya . (6/12/2009 1:09:00 AM)

    and death is a facilitator for those in the pipe line. beautifull poem on death
    posted10
    surya (Report) Reply

  • Shashendra Amalshan (6/10/2009 1:45:00 AM)

    hey this is not an one to cheer me up at all..but i v been trying to shy away from this realty for so long now/...but it is inevitable rite? .....
    well this is a great rite that make the read the think..i always wish i ll die some sweet death..but that's wishful thinking i guess......nice one 10
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    regards
    shan (Report) Reply

  • Palas Kumar Ray (5/16/2009 12:48:00 PM)

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    Death is wonderful in your poem.We need not fear it at all.Nice write.
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  • Raj Nandy (5/6/2009 7:16:00 AM)

    The subject of 'Death' has been well tackled in verse! It deserves a ten plus!
    -Raj Nandy (Report) Reply

  • , aryaindia (4/26/2009 5:56:00 AM)

    This poem has some very specific points to be taken note of.......Though the rhyming scheme is not even, it is easily readable and very pronounced. arya (Report) Reply

  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (4/7/2009 10:38:00 PM)

    Death is a sole reality of life.................all other things are doubtful and ephemeral........Good Write.....10+++........ (Report) Reply

  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (4/7/2009 10:38:00 PM)

    Death is a sole reality of life.................all other things are doubtful and ephemeral........Good Write.....10+++........ (Report) Reply

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