Treasure Island

Aparna Chatterjee


Do You Recover?


Ask the mother
Who's lost her
Child for ever…

Ask the daughter
Who's lost her
Father for ever…

Ask the brother
Who's lost his
Sister for ever…

Ask the widower
Who's lost his
Wife for ever…

Ask the lover
Who's lost his
Beloved for ever…

Do you ever
Recover…?


They say:
Time is a great healer,
Though I'm yet to find
A healer in time…

Submitted: Thursday, November 08, 2012

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Theme: Loss

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