Treasure Island

Amrita Pritam

(31 August 1919 – 31 October 2005 / Gujranwala, Punjab / Pakistan)

Poems of Amrita Pritam

1. A Letter 9/24/2012
2. Empty Space 9/24/2012
3. I Ask Waris Shah Today 9/24/2012
4. I Will Meet You Yet Again 9/24/2012
5. Me 9/24/2012

A Letter

Me—a book in the attic.
Maybe some covenant or hymnal.
Or a chapter from the Kama Sutra,
or a spell for intimate afflictions.
But then it seems I am none of these.
(If I were, someone would have read me.)

Apparently at an assembly of revolutionaries
they passed a resolution,

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