Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


When I Went Restless And Pale


Once I had a lovely garden
But the seeds were of lack
So I forgot to express gratitude
Though the trees grew big and tall
But did not bear any flower and fruit

I complained and had grumblings
And trees shed their leaves
Completely, bare they became
And I went restless and pale

In despair I gave up
And nothing more I expected
But at my surprise one day I saw
In plenty the trees bore flowers and fruits

Submitted: Monday, December 09, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 09, 2013

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