Treasure Island

ANJALI SINHA


* THE SHORE OF LOVE **


I swam
in ocean of difficulties
infested by the heartless
sharks of hate
and repugnant reptiles
of social norms

The mountainous waves
of taunts chided me
the twirling
twisters of taboo
threatened me
The undersea
volcano of criticism
gnawed my very soul

But,
I steadied
my wavering ship of will
The sun of hope
was beckoning
me at horizon
Gasping,
I, clasped
the reflected sunrays
with both hands
like a summer-dried fountain
awaits those raindrops
just to remain afloat,
I burnt
my last dropp of
blood to
keep my body engine breathing.

At last,
the stubborn
fate succumbed
and genuflected
to my immobile will
Ah, I reached
the shore of love
the divine love

Anjali
04-08-2009

Submitted: Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, August 04, 2009

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  • Caleb Crow (1/18/2010 7:39:00 PM)

    Wow another one of your poems going into my favs, this just really speaks to my soul. (Report) Reply

  • Brishti Mazumdar (11/9/2009 8:36:00 AM)

    I, clasped
    the reflected sunrays
    with both hands
    like a summer-dried fountain
    awaits those raindrops
    just to remain afloat,

    ....Very readable lines....had a nice feeling while going thru your verse......10+ (Report) Reply

  • Mahfooz Ali (10/7/2009 1:30:00 PM)

    HI!


    Wherz my Kissato.................. muaah........... oye..............

    m the shore............ (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (8/13/2009 8:12:00 AM)

    Anjali,
    Thank God, your love has found the shore,
    My love knows no satiety, new dimensions explores.
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Dr Kamran Haider (8/12/2009 1:13:00 PM)

    A very thoughtful and soul searching write... The paths of true love are always full of hardships and when you reach closer after overcoming a series of constraints, u really know the true meaning of love... And rare souls can know that... You are one resplendent star among those rare souls... (Report) Reply

  • Akram Saqib (8/12/2009 7:29:00 AM)

    difficulties breeds success and surely you are successful in your ways.good poem to read and enjoy (Report) Reply

  • Reetesh Sabr (8/11/2009 9:20:00 AM)

    The beginning, the body, the end...i cud see the optimistic thought of touching the shore when the force behind is LOVE. Applauds anju! (Report) Reply

  • Aijaz Asif (8/10/2009 3:24:00 AM)

    ah.........
    what a soul soothing and marvelous write anju....
    like a fairy tale with a desired happy ending...
    may God keep you happy ever and forever....
    many 10'sssssss like always

    rgds
    asif (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (8/9/2009 7:48:00 AM)

    the reflected sunrays
    with both hands
    like a summer-dried fountain
    awaits those raindrops......................
    rain yet sizzles even over dry hills of summer
    as the gleams of grace inevitable redounds to love
    the utumn is very ahead by the season
    nothing is yet mystical as spring comes in its own way.............quite evocative write passion when haunted by the grill of wavering storm in the oceans of clouds by inevitability, while trudging across onshore, yet of unique style of expression,10++++, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Howard Kern (8/9/2009 5:54:00 AM)

    very nice depiction of life's struggles and the rapture of the divine love on GOD'S shore. very nice! ! ! 10+++ (Report) Reply

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