Treasure Island

R.K Das

(22, january / INDIA)


Oh Princess
My princess of the ocean
The darling girl of the pirate King
Am one in a billion to dare
Take a lonely voyage on a hostile seven seas
As I sail and sail on unknown passage
On the turmoil of tempest
And on the trails of hungry sharks.
To give you an Indian red rose.

Oh Princess
My princes of the ocean
The darling damsel of this lonely Indian
who hides you in his cosy heart
as he embarks on a fearsome journey
on the surfy waters of an inhospitable ocean
to recite for you a poem of love and romance.

Oh Princess
My Princess of the ocean
Be my love and life and
Test not my love and loyalty,
As I color your secret dreams
With the colors that I have stolen from
The rainbow of an Indian sky
All for you......all for you?

Submitted: Friday, April 12, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 08, 2013

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  • Shreya Nair (6/14/2013 11:38:00 PM)

    wow! how about trying Asian for a change to the Indian format? no offence! i meant it when i said wow. (Report) Reply

  • Divya Gupta (6/6/2013 4:05:00 AM)

    Wow! what a poem.. Its shows your deep love and concernness for the one u love..
    Gr8! : -) (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (5/10/2013 12:47:00 AM)

    Sheer symbolism and I agree with Shahzia, words would fail to render the subtlety and delicacy of thoughts. (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (4/22/2013 1:17:00 AM)

    Words are so hard and so mundane and so concrete that they should not be used to describe or interpret such a delicate piece of poetic imagination! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (4/15/2013 7:05:00 AM)

    Amorous musings from an unrivalled prince of romance! Oh, how many oceans you have to swim across to gift that Indian red rose to your princess of the ocean! ! Enjoyed reading! (Report) Reply

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