Treasure Island

akram saqib

(14 APRIL / SAHIWAL)

I will be back soon


A letter from you
I get just now
Wish me come back
But tell me how?
In reply I say
Gloomy are my nights
And dreadful day
I too feel
Like fish out of water
But am to kneel
If I return
Think a little bit
Who will earn
The eyes that wait
Of our siblings
Fixed upon the gate
Nothing has I
Except your love
But can not buy
Livelihood I earn
My family for
I too yearn
I’ll be back home
After some time
Then shall we roam

Wait until then
I pile up a coffer
And return when

Submitted: Friday, May 15, 2009
Edited: Sunday, October 18, 2009

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