Treasure Island

Neela Nath


I May Die


It's not strange, not queer,
not a matter to heave a sigh.
I'm very near, near,
near to death, I may die.
Tomorrow's sunlight,
I may not see,
nature's every sight,
won't be with me.
As death is nothing,
but, to cease at once,
stop of breathing,
any hour in trance,
or you may say,
a journey of life,
on a different way,
leaving earthly strife.
Nobody will remember,
except some kins,
I haven't been ever,
their words do that mean.
I'll want to touch,
my child, my loving ones,
whom I love so much.
I shall hear their moans.
The door between death,
and life, I'll knock,
and knock with that faith,
that I can unlock, the lock,
all my cry will be in vain.
I won't be able to tear,
the delicate curtain,
and no mortals will hear,
my body-less pain.
Soon, my soul will soar,
high, high, thru cloud, rain...
leaving everyday chore!

Submitted: Monday, November 12, 2012
Edited: Monday, November 12, 2012

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  • Femi Oloidi (11/14/2012 1:23:00 AM)

    This is just so true, but ' I May Breathe Again; if I Die'. Lovely work.9points dear.kingfemi. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (11/12/2012 11:33:00 PM)

    wow..this is a wonderful poem..but i still wish for you to live more
    than a hundred years to delight us with your poetry..fabulous write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (11/12/2012 8:30:00 PM)

    A very touching stream of thought which plagues everyone of us one time or the other! But it is so whimsical and we don't want to happen it to us or any body close to us! The poem however is so moving and deserves full 10 (Report) Reply

  • Femi Oloidi (11/12/2012 2:46:00 PM)

    I find it so hard to hide my true feelings, dis poem is so killing, I love the suspends, hilly blond thoughts, and pining truth; displayed in dis poem. Dis is one of my best. You are going to grow higher dear. Thanks did stole and soaked me away. Bravo!
    Kingfemi (Report) Reply

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