Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


What is there to be astounded?


When I saw you first
I was astonished and astounded

Were you so wide or worthy
Or I was so narrow and empty?

Time, a teacher nonsense per excellence
Taught me a bit good things

Narrowed down the gaps
Evaporated all the surprise

The essence of wonder
Very slowly and bit by bit gone

The attractiveness waned
You are as meaningless

As I have in mine
nothing is there

to be astonished
and astounded

Submitted: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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