Treasure Island

Yasmeen Khan


...To Young Love


Your love is like a little child
Impish, prankish
My world is too fragile
It can’t sustain any brandish

Your childlike prances
Winsome words
Pleasant stances
Of a carefree nerd

Step with care
Lest you should break
Custom’s freaky, flimsy layer
And put the mores at stake

Love is sweet as honey
But dear are the faiths
Set by elders and family
That let us live in grace

Submitted: Monday, June 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, June 24, 2013

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  • Yash Shinde (4/29/2014 3:05:00 AM)

    Love is sweet as honey
    But dear are the faiths
    Set by elders and family
    That let us live in grace

    True lines...........can we pay back love and care that our parents have given us? ..........
    A poignant and heartfelt write (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (6/27/2013 12:32:00 AM)

    But dear are the faiths
    Set by elders and family
    That let us live in grace...

    So nice a write! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

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