Treasure Island

Nazmul Haque

(1st March,1978 / Sirajgang, Bangladesh)

Ode To Venus


Who says Paris was wrong
in giving the golden apple to Venus -
I would have done the same
if I were Paris...
Ah! but I wish I were Paris
I'd have said-
I don't want Helen for one life-time,
I want you Venus for one little moment;
a moment of kiss form you
is worth a life-time husbandship of Helen.

Submitted: Monday, November 28, 2011
Edited: Monday, November 28, 2011

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