Treasure Island

Reshma Ramesh

(20th April / Bangalore, India)

Moon of the fourteenth


Behind the clouds when the moon slipped
The light then hid in the shadows
I felt your lips then on my cheek
As you lifted my finger to the sky
We wrote our name on the stars
Not for luck but for us to remember
On lonely nights someday
Things that we did in the moonlit nights
When u turned my face and touched
Those pink lips again the moon rose from the east
Like sun your eyes shone with passion
The tear now I shed was long gone
Whispered the moon of the fourteenth

sequel to poem 'moon of the fourteenth' by poet sadiqullah khan

Submitted: Friday, June 05, 2009
Edited: Sunday, July 26, 2009

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (6/5/2009 11:11:00 AM)

    'We wrote our name on the stars
    Not for luck but for us to remember'

    Great poem- great imagery- but-
    But at the end there is tear shed- touching
    10 for this excellent presentation. (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (6/5/2009 6:13:00 AM)

    very nice and romance filled inflamable lines....
    very low kindling temp...be careful...

    cheers (Report) Reply

  • Sadiqullah Khan (6/5/2009 5:12:00 AM)

    Yea, you were out of 'tune', may be you restore your style back, you are good in duets, in accompaniment..there you specialise, and a very friendly, ; loving partner..))) This is an excellent piece.10 plus, Reshma. (Report) Reply

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