Treasure Island

Dr.V.K. Kanniappan

(17.10.1944 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

O'.. There Comes My Fiancee!


All the teen boys playing in the street
Stop their play and suddenly turn into adult!
On that street side in the fading sunlight …! !

Even the swaying elderly men
Tries to steady them throwing the stick!
On that street side in the fading sunlight …! !

The ape which jumps tree to tree
Made its mind to sit on the wall watching!
On that street side in the fading sunlight …! !

Even the drivers of speedy vehicles stop
And look keenly at the sides of speed breaker!
On that street side in the fading sunlight …! !

All the teen age girls are disgusted,
And discouraged at their sight on the platform!
On that street side in the fading sunlight …! !

O'.. I see! There comes my fiancee!
On that street side in the fading sunlight …! !

Submitted: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Edited: Thursday, August 08, 2013

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  • Deepak Manchanda (8/28/2012 3:52:00 AM)

    O'...why not the fiancee on the Sunny Side of the Street! Why the fading sunlight? But this was a fun poem to read. (Report) Reply

  • Ks Kalai Sevugan (8/28/2012 2:43:00 AM)

    What a beautiful poem. Wonderful, Wonderful! Natural lines! Be able to fully enjoy. Thank you very much Doctor. (Report) Reply

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