Ismim Putera

Bronze Star - 2,719 Points (20 September 1991 / Samarahan, Sarawak)

Tide Of Time - Poem by Ismim Putera

Where to run,
In this sea of space?
The tide of time is rolling,
My boat is old and torn apart,
Into the storms of formless thoughts.

Where to hide,
I am too far from ashore,
I am entrapped, and entangled,
In the present time, in the present moment,
No island to sleep, no moon to shine, no stars to guide.

Where to sail,
In this encircling current?
I will catch the wind, paddle the boat fast,
I want to see the sun rising at the edge of the sky,
Until I reach the port, lay my anchor down, then I rest.

Topic(s) of this poem: self reflection


Comments about Tide Of Time by Ismim Putera

  • Drtony Brahmin (9/22/2018 9:12:00 AM)

    Where to hide,
    I am too far from ashore,
    I am entrapped, and entangled,
    In the present time, in the present moment, ....until i reach the port........ life is a journey. a picturesque description of this journey in the boat of the life's waters. desire, disappoinments, failure, attempts of success. a fine poem dear poet. tony
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/1/2015 1:49:00 AM)

    Yes tide of time is rolling and where to search peace many do not know. Very thought provoking poem shared really. Wonderful one. (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (3/1/2015 12:56:00 AM)

    Absolutely fresh on idiom and expression. This is matchless. I enjoyed reading the poem thoroughly. Look at the following:
    Where to run,
    In this sea of space?
    The tide of time is rolling,
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