Treasure Island

Indira Renganathan


Thoughts Memorized


Made up face
With 'Remy' talcum powder
Smiling with a smile
Cleansed with Colgate..
But just changed for heart's curiosity
To Ponds and Pamolive
Brushing with Binaca and Forhans..
Playful choices to changes all
Fascinated fancy onto a fantasy
A season of cousins and kids
Sweet thoughts memorized..

Aged mind but matured
In a high-style-masquerade
Musing erudite thoughts
On frequencies of happy journyes
A habitual hobby of the gray
To shrines near and far
Pleasant memory mine traverses
Farther to that Lord of Batu caves
An awaiting wish of yet another chance
Sweet thoughts memorized..

But why sweet thoughts alone...?
Pricking bitter recalls
Themselves stay on to haunt
Like hovering my unhappy heart
Lamenting the loss of two poems
In frail search over and over
Shaded in my domesticity
Numbered nineteen and twenty
Lost somewhere beyond my ken
Bitter thoughts memorized..

Submitted: Thursday, October 22, 2009
Edited: Saturday, May 22, 2010

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  • Sandra Martyres (10/22/2009 7:31:00 AM)

    A mesmerising piece on Memorised Thoughts Indira....... we all tend ot relive the past as we age and commit to memory our experiences....10 (Report) Reply

  • Samanyan Lakshminarayanan (10/22/2009 7:13:00 AM)

    tour 19 and 20 of domestic shades
    we will definitely get to read mam

    god might have stolen it to read
    for it is your good poem
    let us pray to god
    for it is your good poem

    in case....god
    decides to keep it for good

    lovely poem mam (Report) Reply

  • rago rago (10/22/2009 6:26:00 AM)

    thoughts memorized.......very good expressions in the last three lines...and in particular the two lines...fight the demon as ever hunt out the treasure........best said.. (Report) Reply

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