Treasure Island

Jay Kasturi


Writing Poetry


All poetry is exaggeration,
as youth is, saying things
with uncommon words.
Words stain what we hear,
as the night stains the sky
from unseen vats.
The dye is a deep sediment within,
its color that of
eternal elimination.
The last consonant closes
the word in an echo, we must
reconstruct it
through the mountain air
and the misty meadows
and the morning dew
all the while not knowing
that half a word and a mirror
will do the trick.

(1999)

Submitted: Monday, December 16, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Writing Poetry by Jay Kasturi )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The story of the soap, Melikhaya Zagagana
  2. Identification of a Rat by Act, Melikhaya Zagagana
  3. Walk, Steve Kittell
  4. Love Is, Deborah Kelley
  5. GOD, Joseph Ogbonna
  6. Dragonfly, Deborah Kelley
  7. The Daughter of the Earth - 18, gajanan mishra
  8. Let Me Dwell IN Thy Arms, Pijush Biswas
  9. Dimensional Reality, Deborah Kelley
  10. Je me souviens..., Richard John

Poem of the Day

poet Sir Walter Raleigh

EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
And pays us but with earth and dust;
   Who in the dark and silent grave,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. The Conclusion, Sir Walter Raleigh
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. The Bush, My Lover, William Henry Ogilvie

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]