Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

How to compose poems


How to compose poems
That I know not, my dear
I know not how to live.
Words, sentences and their
uses are not being
properly made by me.

I fear your silence gestures,
I fear your shapeless appearance,
I fear your backward motion.
The colours, the sounds, that are in me
is yours my dear, and I am using all these
Only to please you.

Please listen, and allow me to make you listen,
O my dear, listen, truth is being told by me.

Submitted: Saturday, August 16, 2014

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