Treasure Island

samyak jain

Sachin Tendulkar

and then there was
Sachin Tendulkar,
so ordered the Lord.

for the unintiated,
let me inform
with all the pride
and vanity
that i can muster and command,
is to Indian cricket,
Shri Laloo
is to Indian railways.
a messiah,
a sine qua non,
stongest pillar
of the firmament,
money spinner.
before Laloo jee came,
indian railways
was starving with the charas
Sachin came,
nobody knew
grew on
cricket trees.
touts and doudters abound,
talks of retiring him
whenever his heavy bat
stops scoring,
natural yaar!
bat is heavy,
if it has scored in the past
let it rightfully take rest, yaar!
doudting Thomasses cling on,
a stumbling block
to indian cricket,
has not won a world cup for us,
let him retire
or better give him the push.

i am really pained.

for the interest of indian cricket
and the tamasha viewers,
let us all pray
to the law makers,
to make a law
in parliament that

Sachin will retire
at 60,
normal retirement age,
if he cannot,
let him not
bat, bowl or field,

select him you must,
hundreds of crores of rupees
ride on him,

he is cricket's showpiece,
let him, in the middle, stand and dazzle,
(veeru's bald pate next on him)
they also serve
stand and get zeroes.

..a t p

Submitted: Saturday, July 21, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Sachin Tendulkar by samyak jain )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley Updates

New Poems

  1. Exception, hasmukh amathalal
  2. Sad Tragic Moments, Ronell Warren Alman
  3. The curdling moon, Mark Heathcote
  4. Look up or down, hasmukh amathalal
  5. Igor, Von Kimball Barney
  6. Does He Think Of Me, Brianna Kimball
  7. Live the life king size, hasmukh amathalal
  8. Tropic Interlude, Liilia Talts Morrison
  9. The Bear and the Crow, Stephen Katona
  10. Still exist, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Lawson

The old year went, and the new returned, in the withering weeks of drought,
The cheque was spent that the shearer earned,
and the sheds were all cut out;
...... Read complete »


Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]