Treasure Island

Shamik Bose


Once a Joker came to my home


Once a Joker came to my home
With him I went to Moon on a full moon night
The Joker cracked as usual a joke
And then one by one..
The volcanoes cried in laughter
The asteroids hanging around with cosmic guffs
The stars closer, like a shower of light spots
Invited us to their lands and worlds
Everything was nice and happy
Then a lady came
She was strikingly beautiful
Clad in a blue and white sari
With a pearl of tears in her eyes
She told the Joker ' My people need you '
We came back on her wings
The Joker became a poet
Me a Joker

Copyright: Shamik Bose 2009

Submitted: Friday, October 23, 2009
Edited: Thursday, October 29, 2009

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  • Shamik Bose (10/25/2009 3:15:00 PM)

    That lady is our mother earth. the joker is outward aspect. poet is the inward. (Report) Reply

  • Kesav Easwaran (10/24/2009 8:31:00 PM)

    i liked the way you ended the poem there...then what happened to that beautiful lady? became your poetry? nice entertaining piece...10 (Report) Reply

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