Treasure Island

lalitha iyer

(7.6.1967 / Kochi, India)

Departures


Departed
the soul is in search of
a new body
feelings
a new heart
fire
a new hearth
emotions
a new song
rain drops
a new mouth

every message sent
settles in a mind
reads the brain
spits the words
the essence paints images
and the sub conscious
soaked with the beauty
gives birth to impulses
every wind accompanies
a fragrance of life
every motion carries
the storm of passion
every day opens up
fluttering are thronging utterances

Death,
like a gentle blow to the petal
soft and fragile
aching to persist
yet, failing to exist
just tripped off
by the fabrics of breeze
mortals,
built of love and affection
familied to imprint singlity
to echo the adhesive bond
of a copulated male and female lawn
it cheats a man
half way up the marathon
the goals all set
down goes the chariot snapped
whistling start was blazing hot
it zoomed into
and made him feel the Piratic snob
here, at this moment,
when death silently snatched
the unseen energy
souling his senses
no more a Proper Noun
just a split of Abstract and Common
a source of new beings alive
to be burnt
a love embodiment soon designed
gone are the articulated personae
into thin invisible air
escapes the inner vitality
softly erasing the solid wordings
deleting the life are the childish hands
no more, no more,
the lips tremble to utter
what is left behind
is an echo in the tunnel
just a bundle of 'if onlys'
just simply nothing
in the gay and gorgeous plumes
in the twitter of multi-toned music
emptiness, killing emptiness speaks of
agony and utter meloncholy choking the strongest.

Submitted: Sunday, May 18, 2014

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

Topic(s): death

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 (Departures by lalitha iyer )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. perhaps, Dipankar Chakraborty
  2. The matchless unparalelled Artist of the.., S.zaynub Kamoonpuri
  3. Sexy stem, Madrason writer
  4. Goodbye, Richard Lam
  5. Vibes, Stratis Havarti
  6. Pruthibi O Mu, gajanan mishra
  7. IRAQ 2014, Tony Ogunlowo
  8. The world and I, gajanan mishra
  9. I LOVE, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  10. ।। শরতের দিন ।।, Rahman Henry

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Lord Tennyson

It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole
Unequal laws unto a savage race,
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]