Treasure Island

Neela Nath


Stupid I


My stupid I,
do not know,
the sight of the
falling snow.
My stupid I,
didn't see,
the depth of,
unexplored sea.
My stupid I,
never watch,
how the honey-bees,
do flowers touch!
My stupid I,
do always kill,
the busy ants,
doing their drill.
My stupid I,
can never stand,
to enjoy the sky,
and beautiful land.
Now, my stupid I,
want to feel all,
she missed before,
Oh! Nature's call!

Submitted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Edited: Friday, December 07, 2012

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  • Akhtar Jawad (6/21/2014 3:52:00 AM)

    Nature exposes herself in many ways, but the man is often ignorant. But Neela is aware that is why she wrote this beautiful poem, (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (11/30/2012 2:20:00 PM)

    We get distracted
    we get bullied
    then comes harms way
    we are blinded by the dark
    so much cannot see the day
    aa long we realize our mistake
    and come back just to play (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (11/30/2012 10:08:00 AM)

    Straight to the point, so true we should stand and watch, learn, admire nature's abundance! Great write! (Report) Reply

  • Asif Andalib (11/28/2012 11:53:00 PM)

    God has created the nature so beautifully it amazes us if we observe it. The sky, the landscape, the rivers and seas, the animal kingdom everything is so perfect and awe-inspiring. But unfortunately sometimes we have no time to take a good look at it and appreciate its beauty. I enjoyed reading your beautiful write (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (11/28/2012 11:08:00 AM)

    We are all guilty of not observing the beauties of nature around us, because we are so preoccupied with our daily lives of hustle and bustle. But at least we poets recognize this and are aware of nature even if we dont always take the time to look. We should take note of your lovely poem Nil. (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (11/28/2012 10:54:00 AM)

    so wrong of you mam you can't be stupid cause you missed these things cause you didn't they are in you....you are also a beautiful natures creation and you proved it by this beautiful piece

    thank you
    love
    payal (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (11/28/2012 9:50:00 AM)

    My dear Rachel, so sweet is your comment. I'm also among them, who ignore nature's beauty.I feel sometimes, now-a-days I forget to watch sparrows and their nestlings, the wild flowers which I used to see in my childhood days are meaningless to me now.So, I penned this poem. Thanks a lot for your wise comment. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (11/28/2012 8:30:00 AM)

    dear chandra i am sure nila is referring to some people in general,
    who do not take notice of nature, you can see from her poem
    she notices everything down to the smallest of God's creatures..
    this is awesome love this fabulous write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (11/28/2012 4:39:00 AM)

    Yes. So often we miss the Pure, Call of Nature and then feel for it. But for Heaven's sake don't you name your self stupid.For we know you are a true great poet.
    Thanks and best wishes,
    Chandra Thiagarajan (Report) Reply

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