Treasure Island

Valsa George

Twin Triplets.No.12


A bridge across a dried up river
Beethovenian symphony in deaf ears
A volume of poems for prosaic minds


Lone waters suddenly fructified with darting fishes
Dark night sky made aflame with twinkling stars
A barren heart fuelled with the elixir of love

Submitted: Friday, May 31, 2013
Edited: Friday, May 31, 2013

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  • Thomas A Robinson (6/6/2013 7:39:00 AM)

    A bridge across a dried up river is forethought on command
    Beethoven's 5th was written by a deaf man
    Prosaic is such a beautiful sounded word to mean nothing
    Fish in clean waters are a significant sign of good life
    Stars are our home of original thought
    Love turns a desert of a heart into an oasis (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (6/3/2013 6:59:00 AM)

    Valsa, nice comparison in wasted efforts- A dried up river doesn't need a bridge; No use of Beethovenian symphony to deaf ears; And to a prosaic mind no use of volumes of poems! What a wonderful imagination, Valsa! In animation too - Lone waters - with darting fishes; Dark night sky aflame with twinkling stars; and a barren heart fuelled with the elixir of love- all captivate the heart! Valsa, I seem to have rewritten the verses! Ha! (Report) Reply

  • Kee Thampi (5/31/2013 9:23:00 AM)

    watery lagoon with lovable fishes
    Lone waters suddenly fructified with darting fishes (Report) Reply

  • Paul Brookes (5/31/2013 2:10:00 AM)

    Beautiful lovely write Like the contrast between the stanzas. Thanks for sharing BB : O) (Report) Reply

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