Treasure Island

Pradip Chattopadhyay

(28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

The Passage


In the storm
The boat left without me.
I came all the way
Through rugged terrain
In blinding rain
Piercing impenetrable darkness
To reach the shore
And sail away.
In the blazing sun
The bus left without me.
I came all the way
In the blistering heat
Over the melting asphalt
In blinding haze
To reach the stop
And move away.
But I know
They’ll come back for me
At the high noon,
And it’s then,
They’ll not leave without me.

Submitted: Saturday, March 30, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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

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?

Comments about this poem (The Passage by Pradip Chattopadhyay )

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

New Poems

  1. A SECRET, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  2. Life Image Distortions, Terence G. Craddock
  3. From Chibok With Love, Adeosun Olamide
  4. Happy Teacher's Day,2014, India, Dr John Celes
  5. Established To Accept, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  6. I Feel So Stupid, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  7. Thatch and Kilimanjaro, lee fones
  8. GAZA'S TRIUMPH IS EVERYONE'S انتصار غزة .., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  9. How, George Egba
  10. I Called Out To Love, Lora Colon

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]