Treasure Island

Shouvik Roy

(26th january 1992 / Kolkata)

Secrets


There are things I haven't told you yet,
Have I told you?
That with you, the crowded streets
Seem alleys of fallen leaves;
My feet brush against those fallen
And my arms brush against those falling;
Slowly, slowly,
Ochre leaves, sunny leaves;
No clamor, no noise;
Only the songs of birds
And cracks of fallen leaves;
With you by my side,
Your hand in mine,
I walk, carefree

Have I ever told you?
That with you beside
My agony days would smile
And shy away,
As the warmth of your breath
Melts my dire past,
And it runs down my cheeks,
Slowly, slowly;
Haunted past, twisted past;
No joy, no glee;
Only the din of doubts
And murky shrieks,
But with you lying beside
And your head on my heart,
I fall and rise, carefree

Submitted: Friday, June 29, 2012
Edited: Friday, June 29, 2012

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  • Joyce Rugg (7/1/2012 3:25:00 PM)

    This is so beautifully well-written, and it really draws the reader in. Nice job, I gave it a 10! (Report) Reply

  • Samantha Rak (7/1/2012 12:44:00 AM)

    Breath taking! I loved it, you really put detail into this and had the reader see it, I applaud you
    Keep writing! Cheers :) (Report) Reply

  • Karen Sinclair (6/30/2012 6:55:00 AM)

    Absolutely gorgeous... i liked how when you mentioned the leaves are fallen, i visioned that you and your lady felt risen... beautiful...tyvm (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (6/29/2012 3:50:00 PM)

    green resonates to grow by warmth
    darkness melts by the rise of sun
    heart meanders to see path of light
    yet quest of knowing n beautiful write m thanks for sharin (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (6/29/2012 12:01:00 PM)

    So peaceful picture of reciprocity! No question of doubt, debate.Nice Shouvik.
    . (Report) Reply

  • Kasia Fedyk (6/29/2012 11:21:00 AM)

    Shouvik, I am speechless, all I can feel and see is heaven door opening in a midst of everyday emotions only the depth of love is felt so deep it becomes that heaven and in this poem I see it swimming in the ocean of love where everything does not matter, everything just disappears. What I love about your writing is the depth and how it takes us on a journey. Beautiful! ! ! ! Love and Light. (Report) Reply

  • Darkangel Flyfree (6/29/2012 10:46:00 AM)

    Ok this poem is one of my favs of yours, I can really feel the emotion in this piece. You are an awesome writer for your age. I love it! ! ! :) (Report) Reply

  • Tiana Webb (6/29/2012 6:33:00 AM)

    Wow such a beautiful poem, so full of emotion and feeling. I can clearly feel the love of the character. An amazing poem :)
    Tiana xx (Report) Reply

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