Treasure Island

Mallika Tripathi

(15 August / Lucknow)

Ode to love


Oh love!
I love you not,
You are always a defaulter
A cheater and a liar
Springing from corporeal charm
Often ending in abundance harm
Charmer, deceiver and a brute
You fail to play a melody on flute
An originator of lust and greed
Carrying the germs that can breed
Enslaving all for momentary pleasure
Blinding people to invaluable treasure
I plead thou to retain thy sanctity
To become the Supreme Lord
Thou must leave thy vanity.

Submitted: Friday, July 18, 2014

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