Treasure Island

Neela Nath


She.....


She is selling shingles,
singly on the sea-shore!
Poverty-stricken, poor,
pauper and penniless.
Tittle-tattle turns
round like a ring
around anything
she simply earns.
Whirling of whim
turns timid a toy.
Pure-pearl plays no ploy.
This holiness horrors him.

Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2013
Edited: Monday, February 25, 2013

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'Him' here refers to the symbol of a person who by scandalizing wants to control an innocent soul.

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