Treasure Island

Palas Kumar Ray

(India)

Gaps


Gaps remain.Alas! In gaps
Flying wishes forgetting to fly fall.
Desires soldering dreams suddenly stall.

Gaps remain.Alas! In gaps
Mind recoiling goes to slumber deep
Virtue's traded for vice always cheap.

Gaps remain.Alas! In gaps
denied Justice wisdom helplessly wilts.
Flag upholding the faith on truth alas! tilts.




© Palas Kumar Ray.All rights reserved. 

Submitted: Monday, February 16, 2009
Edited: Friday, June 06, 2014

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  • Mamta Agarwal (2/24/2009 3:45:00 AM)

    gaps in aweareness, consciousness, in thoughts and actions- gaps exist in everything. gaps, or blankness due to numbness.... very thought provoking poem- as always presentation unique...



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  • Catrina Heart (2/23/2009 4:21:00 AM)

    gaps exist almost in everything........Thanks for sharing this wonderful and unique theme...10 (Report) Reply

  • Ben Gieske (2/20/2009 8:51:00 AM)

    Thought provoking. Great images. I welcome the idea of reading poems from a poet form India. It will help me know more about that country and its customs. Your perspective of life is different and consequently very helpful to me. (Report) Reply

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