Treasure Island

Roy Blokker

(February 26,1950 / Hilversum, the Netherlands)

Still Waters


Still waters run deep red,
Rainbows warn of the perfect flood;
Promises made are broken instead
Throughout the cosmic neighborhood,
And Sagan waits, Huygens cries,
Galileo fears, curiosity dies.

Submitted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

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

Topic(s): science

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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A great fan of Cosmos, both the old and newer version, I thought of the frustration scientists must feel knowing their warnings often go unheeded.

Comments about this poem (Still Waters by Roy Blokker )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

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

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Raat ke andhere me, Aftab Alam
  2. I lost my game, Praveen Gola
  3. Devil's cry, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  4. An illegitimate legend, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  5. Happiness, Praveen Gola
  6. WORDS PLAY, Satish Verma
  7. Little Fishermen, Edgar Albert Guest
  8. Snooping 'Round, Edgar Albert Guest
  9. The Father Of The Man, Edgar Albert Guest
  10. The Tramp, Edgar Albert Guest

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]