Treasure Island

Vishnu Sampoorn

(28-Jul-1978 / Kolkata)

Joy, Forever


I know not why my mind feels gay
with the trees, I want to sway

in the midst of flowers, I want to play
I feel some joy, I've found today

Joy, it feels, like a candle lit,
fairies of hope surrounding it

It feels to me like the glowing Sun,
like a yarn of happiness unspun

It feels like a top, swerving around
on its tip, dancing, along the ground
Joy, it seems, like a dropp in an ocean,

It feels like the drink of a magic potion

Joy, I hope, you forever remain
always ready to relieve my pain,

To let life see me smile always
Through out the nights, and my days.

Submitted: Friday, March 02, 2012
Edited: Saturday, March 03, 2012

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