Treasure Island

Pradip Chattopadhyay

(28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

Ways You Do It


Your paintbrush all powerful your canvas mighty
On your palette countless colors of endless variety
You make them whole or cut into slice
Add salt or sugar, sea or mountain spice
Can cook it delicious or brew darkly bitter pill
Make or break hearts at your sweet will
Can weave a journey spinning hidden tales
Reach dream’s oasis fly on wind’s sails
Go on turbulent ride or sing a lullaby
Show where it hurts find too a remedy
Can cause eyes to rain give flesh a goosebump
Part the lips wide or bring the throat a lump!

Submitted: Thursday, October 03, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 03, 2013

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  • Jarea` Poet (10/3/2013 9:40:00 PM)

    I love the way this starts....Your paintbrush all powerful your canvas mighty
    On your palette countless colors of endless variety.... how could you not keep reading? , , (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul (10/3/2013 6:24:00 AM)

    A poet too is an artist in his own way and has many ways to pen his/her thoughts and this one is also a very good example. Beautiful write. (Report) Reply

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