Treasure Island

Harindhar Reddy

(Sept/19/1983 / Haliya, Hyderabad, India)

Traffic Jam with Invisible Animals


Green, yellow and red aren't my darling colors but pure lights of
Traffic with some wish in my witty kit – Snowy white graceful
Gardenia requests you to love and forgive others freely –
Faithful blues from the sky iris says never give up
The dreams of your heart – Wide-eyed kid, the
Youthful lilac asks to let your inner child
Run wild – Lovely blooms of the Garden,
Gathered in a crowd with others,
Jostling for a space, waiting
In the jam To get the nod
From the traffic
Constable
In me.
Not
So long
Ago, in a bar
Barren land of far
Foreign invisible woods –
Masked foxes, wild boars,
Proud lions and mighty tigers
Are hunting for the meat – In the
Same jungle agname argle-bargle – gentle
Deers, timid hares, foolish donkeys and carless
Zebras are grazing grass to fill their stomachs – Just a
Few animals to name that thronged my road alias genuine dull scull.

Submitted: Sunday, September 22, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 23, 2013

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  • Valsa George (10/5/2013 6:55:00 AM)

    Beautiful like a picture card with two related pictures on either side! Enjoyed this poem with its play of words and its ingenious juxtaposition! (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (10/4/2013 11:05:00 AM)

    The experience of visiting a small zoo that is obviously visible casts a feel of excellent association with this world around we all. A good write Mr Reddy. Keep writing. (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (9/26/2013 10:19:00 AM)

    Wow. I am short of words to reciprocate. You have so wonderfuly presented this write. I loved the way you drew line between human n animals in philosophical codes...... (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (9/22/2013 10:18:00 AM)

    ''– Snowy white graceful Gardenia requests you to love and forgive others freely –''lovely said, liked it much... (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/22/2013 10:09:00 AM)

    Harindhar first of I love your presentation lovely like K (Is it kill) second poem is philosophical nice to read neded ice to cool thank u (Report) Reply

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