Treasure Island

Eyan Desir

(caribbean)

. We learn


When love turns to salt
Minds are defeated
When eyes begin to cry
Hearts get broken
When joy spits sorrow
When souls have gone
When a friend is lost
After tears, we learn

Submitted: Friday, May 29, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

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  • Triin Kann (7/5/2009 2:59:00 PM)

    We learn troughout our lives but still die as fools... This is a great poem. Short & straight to the point. Sometimes you only need a few words to express your feelings.10 from me (Report) Reply

  • rago rago (7/5/2009 6:52:00 AM)

    When I read this poem I think some personal loss inspired to write this good poem...since salt comes out and the pain can be expressed....... a master work in simple words............ (Report) Reply

  • Zeinab Sherif (6/14/2009 12:26:00 PM)

    i'm really touched by your words&how they r sad so sad, u know i, i learned from it sth. so, congratulations. (Report) Reply

  • Dr.Sanjib Das (6/10/2009 11:25:00 PM)

    Your poem contains a universal truth, but it's not clear to me only tear gives a proper learning.From my point of view sorrow can not prevail long and so we want to get rid of it.You know on the way of our life journey we lost a lot of near and dear ones, but like a new morning a new one comes and occupy the lost one-it's the rule of nature.your poem remembers me Thomas Hardy's pessimistic attitude. (Report) Reply

  • sky dreams (6/10/2009 6:52:00 AM)

    i really enjoyed reading this.. no matter what the tragedy, there is always a lesson to be learned. great write (Report) Reply

  • *Trusting You* (6/9/2009 11:22:00 PM)

    Music Head is right what we learn and the amount we learn is up to us... this is a great poem... very nice job.
    ~MC~ (Report) Reply

  • MuSiC HeaD (6/9/2009 11:11:00 PM)

    thanks for suggesting this one.. i like it because you didnt use a bunch of big words for no reason. you didnt need big words. good job.
    i disagree with sherif. it ends perfectly. what we learn is up to us. (Report) Reply

  • Sherif Monem (6/9/2009 8:53:00 PM)

    Very nice poem. But it isn't clear!
    After tears, we learn

    it is not clear what we learn?

    it is nice rythemic poem.
    I wish if u could have another two lines. (Report) Reply

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