Treasure Island

Vijay Sai

(30 12 1975 / Trichy, South India)


Save me, Save me,
I'm dying-
I'm close to breathing my last,
Save me! Oh!
I'm struggling to free myself-
The enemy is after me
How could I shout!
Save me!
I'm cornered,
It's getting over,
That's all!
The little ant could only scream-
but couldn't save itself
from being a prey to a spider
in its thin web!

Submitted: Monday, June 15, 2009
Edited: Thursday, May 31, 2012

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  • Alexander Coppedge (6/17/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    I like animal poems I have a poem called spider and the fly I think you can see indifferent with our styles (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (11/14/2012 8:04:00 AM)

    suppose we should all be aware of our surroundings..can't let
    those unexpected spiders sneak up on us..fabulous write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Gan Chennai (5/24/2010 3:49:00 AM)

    Excellent Analogy. I don't understand God's Design of the Universe. Theologists say Ant and Spider are both the forms of the same God. God eating God. Oh! God what is this Design? May be akin to Mukesh and Anil come from same parentage, Ambani. When One becomes Extra Two, conflicts are bound to happen. The Truth is, both are from the same fountain. (Report) Reply

  • warner treuter (11/21/2009 12:42:00 AM)

    Who is there, of sufficient age, who has not seen that we have our own spider awaiting us: Death. (Report) Reply

  • Philosophy of a DewyFlower (8/28/2009 8:41:00 PM)

    wow! ! ! ! ! amazing! ! ! sometimes we re ants! ! ! sometimes we re drowned in a ocean of problems and care but no hand... no help... no hope... no friend... no family... no succour... no aid................ just one sentence must be uttred MY GOD! my LORD! YA ALLAH! I need your intervention very urgently! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • I Am Charlie (6/15/2009 7:07:00 AM)

    I feel the desperation, but not really the struggle...mmm...hard. trap...
    the poem speaks for itself sufficiently without the astericks? (Report) Reply

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