Treasure Island

Neela Nath


Sonnet: To A Tormenting Soul


I hail, the good soul of this earth,
Let the fire less burn in me;
I may not get the home and hearth,
May not rejoice life in glee.
I can't keep love in iron chest,
Forlorn you feel me betrayer;
Your pure love was not seen the best.
My heart can't be the savior;
Love, love the words that tell of heart,
Love the soul that wrapped with tear;
You might not know tormenting part,
That steps back home out of fear!
I've kept one secret box in it,
Your heart and mine together beat!

Submitted: Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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(Rhyme scheme: ab, ab, cd, cd, ef, ef, gg)

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  • * Sunprincess * (12/14/2013 4:13:00 PM)

    very impressive rhyming scheme....and it is nicely written with beautiful ending lines :)
    ~I've kept one secret box in it,
    Your heart and mine together beat! ~ (Report) Reply

  • R.k Das (5/19/2012 2:05:00 AM)

    this sonnet is poignant and one can read it any number of times, thanx (Report) Reply

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