Treasure Island

Farah Ilyas

(10 12 1987 / Faisalabad, Pakistan)

Opulence


In the

Run after of craving….
Following of yearning….
Betrayal of wishing…..
Infidelity of longing….
Perfidy of hankering ….
Hunt of desires…
Fulfillment of passions….

I have learnt one thing;

Poverty makes people weak,
Still
They
Have sound sleep & meek
Accomplishment of which thing, in them formulate reprieve
& happiness deep?
Yes
Gratification,
Satisfaction & contentment are genuine lavishness.
If our thoughts starts voyage to deem.

Submitted: Thursday, May 09, 2013
Edited: Thursday, May 09, 2013

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  • Thomas A Robinson (5/27/2013 2:14:00 AM)

    Gratification, contentment, satisfication;
    are signs of complacency.
    Complacency destroys rhe spirit of mankind.
    If he is satisfied he has required little.
    If he is content he has sought out not much.
    And gratification comes at the cost
    of loss of adventure. (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (5/23/2013 2:44:00 AM)

    A very beautiful write, Farah! The whole poem is lovely but the lines I loved most are- Gratification, / Satisfaction & contentment are genuine lavishness. / If our thoughts starts voyage to deem! Great philosophy from so young a mind! Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (5/19/2013 1:45:00 AM)

    nice, the beginning is very fast with true tinge of truth, the second, reveals more truth..love it (Report) Reply

  • Karen Sinclair (5/15/2013 12:03:00 PM)

    i love the comfortable canter of this write....also the changes of patter.... was a joy to read even if the message at points is sad the end seems positive....love this line so much...Satisfaction & contentment are genuine lavishness. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (5/11/2013 11:44:00 AM)

    Where our heart when our eyes here see them suffer?
    Who are we to blind the sight denying what in our heart?
    yes Farah, poverty is dangerous treat to human
    because of this
    we lose pride
    we may lose faith
    only great people will stay then
    but we as a human should be one and help
    if hands dont have fingers it wont work well
    so we should be fingers to work as hand of humanity
    a great write Farah_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (5/10/2013 4:58:00 AM)

    a brilliant topic you have choose, poverty do make one week for many reasons, i mean i am not saying that there are other things to live for but still it is a very important fact that we can not ignore..........good job mam....brilliant write.....again i am a fan (Report) Reply

  • Jahan Zeb (5/10/2013 12:57:00 AM)

    Poverty makes people weak......................

    What if I oppose? What if I do not agree. It makes them strong. Believe me it does Farah.
    It was a deep poem and the theme can be applied to any society. (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (5/9/2013 12:11:00 PM)

    Yes, Gratification,
    Satisfaction & contentment are genuine lavishness.
    If our thoughts starts voyage to deem.

    yes farah,
    but if we try to understand it! ! !
    thanks so much for this write! ! ! (Report) Reply

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