Treasure Island

akram saqib

(14 APRIL / SAHIWAL)

///LISTEN TO THYSELF


O! Trainer master
I am the king
This is crown prince
Make his mind waster

Manners of court
He has learnt
Strengthen him so
To make invincible fort

O thy lordship
I would surely do
All my best
With greater hardship
Master trainer to the prince commands

O the prince make hustle
Go to the dense forest
Listen in quietness
What the leaves rustle

Do report back
The voices quiet
I’ll make up
If something lack

PRINE
I spent days a lot
In chasing vices
Perused them closely
But understood them not

MASTER
Go again and now
Listen with great care
What quietness says?
And report me back so
PRINCE
O master I have returned
With a lesson that I learnt
The way of esteem and respect
I’ve from loneliness earned

The success of a man lies
In the sounds that vies
With the conscience
In the deep deep silence

Submitted: Friday, May 29, 2009
Edited: Thursday, September 16, 2010

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  • Aijaz Asif (6/2/2009 11:40:00 PM)

    so true and i myself thinks that sound of silence is the most beautiful sound in the universe...another great write from you sir,10+++ and thanks for sharing

    rgds
    asif (Report) Reply

  • Ejaz Khan (6/2/2009 6:27:00 AM)

    Well written! The old saying that the mind is the slayer..... holds even today. The voice of silence is indeed the most potent sound. Greetings for writing such a beautiful poem.10++ (Report) Reply

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (5/29/2009 8:18:00 PM)

    'The success of a man lies
    In the sounds that vies
    With the conscience
    In the deep deep silence'

    Delighted with this beautiful idea.10 (Report) Reply

  • Amir Amzah (5/29/2009 11:03:00 AM)

    well i can say that this is a unique poem u have created... amazing! ! ! !
    one thing i like about this poem of urs is, u could turn it to a play.. well no bet 10points for this poem. a gd write from u. well done (Report) Reply

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