Treasure Island

Soumita Sarkar Ray

(Kolkata)

Secret Of Marriage


Though meeting is 'arranged'
It's better to become 'friends'
Before you take the holy vows
Two strange hearts should come close.

One is always vivacious
to swoon the composed demeanour
One is termed grossly 'silly'
while the other takes charge.

Things take different root
just have a closer look.
HOW TRUE IS THIS SAYING!
after spending few months
two expert minds understand.
One engages in merriment
that makes the other cross
'I would order Continental'
'I better prefer Chinese'
Precious tears stream down
Look! who is screaming aloud.
Words are hurtled like
swords and spears
killer stares are bravely borne
'My life has become hell?
'Oh! Speak for God's sake'
'Don't you crawl in self-made shell'

Two sane persons poles apart
Was their union a disaster?
Despite a valid point,
You see.....my friend
If you keenly observe,
opposites always attract.

Submitted: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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  • Wahab Abdul (5/20/2013 12:53:00 AM)

    theme, you have taken from reality.. nice to read it too.. good poem..love it. carry on.. (Report) Reply

  • Sawmitra Roy (5/18/2013 1:16:00 PM)

    hmmm. i like that....arranged mosly goes with the indian subcontinent....i liked it...basic things brought up nicely and clearly in this one...

    p.s: use rhyming words carefully so that they rhyme properly....read my one Worl of My Own and give an honest review...thanks (Report) Reply

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