Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


Run, Man Run!


A road I travel another reveals to tread
I reach a cliff another remains to scale
I know my voyage will never end
Yet I hanker for a rest
For a while I wish to close the door
But life says it’s a luxury!

I wonder how I can accomplish
As I have provisions very little
And my means are very humble
But ahead I see so heavy so tough
All the tasks are very stupendous.

While I feel nervous and a bit tuckered out
My hope gone and deep depression is in
Suddenly in my ear my first success whispers
‘Yes, you can! ’ The path you took
To climb the first pick
To reach the second you have to take
The same path same way!

Encouraged I stand
Since then I never walk, in delight I just run!

Submitted: Sunday, June 30, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013

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  • Heather Wilkins (7/2/2013 3:59:00 PM)

    your first success whispers yes you can. and you can. the ones that want it the most will receive it. the road might be long and hard but if you continue to strive success will come. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (7/1/2013 6:00:00 AM)

    Life can be an uphill struggle but the path of life is very twisty at times but we all have to take it. (Report) Reply

  • Nader Baheri (7/1/2013 2:40:00 AM)

    very superb ideal.the goal of this life in my opinion is just success.even we lose thousand times we may choose another way.
    the poem is so prompting and gives all reader lot of hopes
    ~nb (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (7/1/2013 1:53:00 AM)

    You have written it in a high-spirited tone and motivational for the readers equally. (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (7/1/2013 1:53:00 AM)

    You have written it in a high-spirited tone and motivational for the readers equally. (Report) Reply

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