Treasure Island

vaibhav shah

(07-12-1984 / Dungarpur (Rajasthan))

THE PLEASURE OF DISILLUSIONMENT


I had cherished a dream
A dream which consisted of
A Romantic love
Full of care for his companion
An idealist soul
Transforming the facts into fantasy
An unknown journey
Showing the path of colourful flowers
A beautiful illusion
That could make me happy forever
But......
Thanks to Disillusionment
Providing a new perspective
To view the life in a different way
To judge the beauty
That one had never perceived
To love someone
Who had not been loved
To find interesting
Which was once considered absurd

Though unexpected
Your aftermaths are worth enjoying
Full of bitterness but more challenging
The life of illusion is short living
But your symptoms are everlasting.


8-5-2008

Submitted: Thursday, May 08, 2008

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 PLEASURE OF DISILLUSIONMENT by vaibhav shah )

Enter the verification code :

  • Kesav Easwaran (5/13/2008 12:49:00 PM)

    romance with disillusionment...another type of illusion! a poem that reflects vaibhav's good insight into his thinkings...a poem with a practical message... (Report) Reply

  • Seema Chowdhury (5/10/2008 11:14:00 PM)

    Vaibhav, this is also a nice poem. i am a kind of person who loves to live in the dream world and escape into my fantacy land when life's bitterness comes to bite and take away a part of my happiness. i really liked your ending lines, they are very sweet. i don't see any harm in spending each day of your life away from the harsh reality and bring back some hope to cling on to for some time. take care, (Report) Reply

  • Abha Sharma (5/8/2008 7:47:00 AM)

    So your flight has landed on the grounds of reality, a romantic dream, an ideal companion, mysterious journey, so you enjoyed being in illusion…but it is good to come back to face reality,
    Frost says in 'Birches'… it is good to climb the branches and experience heaven…but
    ‘Earth is the right place to love”,
    sooner or later this Disillusionment has to be faced.
    Your poem is systematically composed; it ascends in a pace and then descends back to reality…, impressive ending.
    Real to Ideal is more realistic than being Ideal to real….
    **Abha** (Report) Reply

Read all 5 comments »

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. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. A flock of birds, gajanan mishra
  2. Lotfi, Nassy Fesharaki
  3. To The Moonbyrd Wandering, mary douglas
  4. My Shooting Star, Francie Lynch
  5. The Lost Colony, Susan Stewart
  6. I No Longer Stand Alone, Babatunde Aremu
  7. The Owl, Susan Stewart
  8. MAZZIN VILLAGE, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  9. The Map of the World Confused with Its T.., Susan Stewart
  10. The Delta Parade, Susan Stewart

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Burns

When biting Boreas, fell and doure,
Sharp shivers thro' the leafless bow'r;
When Phoebus gies a short-liv'd glow'r,
Far south the lift,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Pope

 
[Hata Bildir]