Treasure Island

Abhay Vignesh Liginlal

Eternal Mirror

You have no time to write they say
For you can lay no claim to fame
What do I say to a busy world
Where fragments live in oblivion

Cycles live on paper and mirror
And poets stand together
There is no space to fill pages
With age old tales of joy and pain

I only preserve a memory on pages
Of tides and times that rose and fell
The soul it paints the same colour
On every page where light floods

Some say that there is a mirror here
But no object to reflect upon
But I see a mirror on the mirror
And in between stands a reader

Submitted: Thursday, August 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 15, 2013

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  • Nasarudheen Parameswaran (8/19/2013 8:32:00 AM)

    A very fine argument. It would be more clear if mirror set against the mirrorNature one mirror; the poet another from which the reader grasps the recesses of society. (Report) Reply

  • Aswath Raman (8/16/2013 9:07:00 AM)

    A fantastic poem my friend. Vaakkuakalkk nalla kanam und. THookki nokkiyal muthalum und. Oru yathartha vaayanakkaranu swantham manassu, parichu kodukkuka ennathanallo oru saahithyakaarante dharmam! Ethirpukalum illaymayum maathramulla ee lokathil alpamengilum nanmayude nanutha ormakal pakaraan thaangalkku kazhiyatte ennu njan aashamsikkunnu. Nanni (Report) Reply

  • Adheez Van Der Beanthz (8/15/2013 1:29:00 PM)

    great poem, i like the idea
    mirror can reflect anything, even if it just a mind
    really enjoy to read it
    i invite you to read my Btoken Mirror
    i feel it has same idea of this poem (Report) Reply

  • Allen Steble (8/15/2013 9:53:00 AM)

    Great poem it reflects the thoughts that appear in the deepesdt part of ourselves and our spiritiuality (Report) Reply

  • Anthony Di''anno (8/15/2013 9:45:00 AM)

    A bit too deep for me Abhay. I am not sure what you are saying at all and for me to say it is a great poem without understanding it would be an insult to you. Instead I shall ponder on it for a while and see what happens. Thank you for inviting me to read it. I apologise for my lack of understanding. (Report) Reply

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