Treasure Island

Palas Kumar Ray

(India)

Everyday I, Pass You By.


Everyday I pass them by
motion takes me away.
I do not like to go
I do not like to move
but motion takes me away.

Everyday I pass them by
motion takes me away.

I wish
I go there with them
in the playground, I play game.
I do not like to go
I do not like to move
But motion takes me away.

Everyday I pass them by
motion takes me away.

I wish
I go there with them
in the pool I also swim
also catch fish and crabs
in the mud and clay.
I do not like to go
I do not like to move
But motion takes me away.

Everyday I pass them by
motion takes me away.

I wish,
I go there with them
in the field, I also roam
also run to catch the kite
throughout the day.
I do not like to go
I do not like to move
But motion takes me away.

Oh, my life
Everyday I pass you by
I do not like to go
I do not like to move
But motion takes me away.






© Palas Kumar Ray.All rights reserved. 

Submitted: Thursday, June 12, 2008
Edited: Friday, June 06, 2014

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (10/26/2008 9:20:00 PM)

    'Everyday I pass them by
    motion takes me away.'

    Yes Palas, very true.
    Time is the best killer that takes us away silently.
    10+ (Report) Reply

  • Sumita Datta (10/19/2008 10:36:00 AM)

    Another composition which catchs my minds. Very sweet poem...Really, thanks for sharing... (Report) Reply

  • Manonton Dalan (10/16/2008 12:32:00 AM)

    wrestle that motion and go with them, then write a poem.
    i want to leave but happiness took me. very beautiful poem.thanks.md (Report) Reply

  • Marilyn Lott (10/8/2008 5:48:00 AM)

    You draw us into your adept phrases with fascinating scenerios. Great job! '10! '

    Best Wishes,
    Marilyn (Report) Reply

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (9/27/2008 4:06:00 AM)

    'Oh, my life,
    Everyday I, pass you by
    I do not like to go
    I do not like to move
    But motion takes me away.'

    10 for these amazing lines! (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (9/21/2008 2:29:00 PM)

    Poetry in motion. Very poignant and very appealing.
    Thank you for all the lovely comments.

    Your friend at poemhunter,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Mamta Agarwal (8/31/2008 12:10:00 AM)

    oh my life
    everyday i pass you by.
    very emotional lines. let the child in you surface, don't suppress.
    lovely presentation, as usual, different.10++
    incidently my poem A passing thought, was written last month on the train while passing by the country side.

    thanks for reading.
    Mamta (Report) Reply

  • Tsira Goge (7/19/2008 2:22:00 PM)

    But motion takes me away.
    ........................................
    Beautifully write... But...
    It better than stand on one place... Movements same a life
    Best wishes,
    Tsira (Report) Reply

  • Ramanuj Mukherjee (7/6/2008 2:27:00 AM)

    a very smart pen. liked this piece...but u can still b perfect.

    everyday i pass them by, motion takes me away

    phenomenal. (Report) Reply

  • Kesav Easwaran (6/26/2008 6:37:00 AM)

    yes palas...we are eternally in that motion...despite that we are always on the run resembling the proverbial crazy man who ran inside the moving train to reach destination early...ten for your poem subject... (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (6/13/2008 8:29:00 PM)

    Palas, you have composed a very well phrased, simple and rhythmic poem containing the deep philosophy of life. You are a promising poet.
    I didn't like to go,
    I didn't like to move,
    But the motion takes me away.
    The wheel of 'Maya' moves with great speed and like a child we throw them away like toys one after the other, not realizing their meaning and value.
    A great poem. Cudos to you. (Report) Reply

  • Onelia Avelar (6/12/2008 8:56:00 AM)

    A poem about the power of momentum - life passing by its own momentum. Very well penned, Palas! ...motion takes me away.... (Report) Reply

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