Treasure Island

Neela Nath


I wanna drink
necter dripping
from the quarter
of the growing
Let me lie
on my back
under the forest-moon
alone, alone, alone.

Alone alone alone alone alone
alone alone alone alone alone

No star will be there
with the moon,
no milky ways.
I'll nibble the
solid rays
soaking it in my
Won't listen to
any music,
but the chorus
of the crickets...

Alone alone alone alone alone
alone alone alone alone alone!

Submitted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 11, 2013

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  • Dauntless Aberrants (10/11/2013 6:32:00 AM)

    Hello Madam, another lovely piece, especially loved the line I'll nibble the solid rays soaking it in my desire. The irony of you wanting to soak rays (the rays that literally soak you) is remarkably beautiful. :) (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/10/2013 10:49:00 AM)

    Imagery so chosen that kills nibbling rays wish to have light more knowledge thank you may Allah extinguish your desire (Report) Reply

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