Treasure Island

akram saqib

(14 APRIL / SAHIWAL)

////ONLY SOIL IS LOYAL


Why are you vain
O hollow man
Do you know?

These useless piles
And clever guiles
Would make you bow

They would gust
In form of dust
As volcanoes blow

You would be not
More than a thought
So do not sow

Thorns in the soil
That would recoil
Although slow

Think of the earth
The pain and mirth
That would glow

Might be you are royal
But would go in soil
Its the constant flow

O the man hollow
soil is to follow
that you ever plough

Submitted: Sunday, June 07, 2009
Edited: Sunday, June 07, 2009

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  • Ejaz Khan (6/18/2009 6:07:00 AM)

    A needed reminder but the words don't bite, it has to come from within, a beautiful write! (Report) Reply

  • r khan (6/15/2009 4:47:00 AM)

    The theme behind the poem is a powerful one, that no matter how great a man, we will all return to the grave. No matter how big a castle you create around yourself, it's no more than a glorified casket! Nicely expressed! (Report) Reply

  • Fade Ward (6/12/2009 7:15:00 AM)

    for all the poems i have read so far they are all very good and very intereting inspirational and really lovely good write



    post back
    i give u 10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (6/7/2009 8:21:00 AM)

    very well done the truth and extract of lifes meandring ways
    great
    ill give u ten and cheers (Report) Reply

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