Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


320


it happens all the time
when the right man feels
that he has wed the wrong woman
when the wrong woman too
feels that he has
wed the wrong man,
mutuality of affections
on errors

i sometimes feel that too
and i ask again
have i married the wrong woman?

have i been the right man
claiming all along that i am
the right man?

why? did the trials not work
for both of us?

twelve years
the feeling about right and wrong is over now

i wake up early dawn
still sleeping beside her
at least in the silent lonely hours of my life
i have this companion
and she is warm beside me
and then i think again
she can be right
and i can be wrong

who knows?

Submitted: Wednesday, February 18, 2009
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 (320 by RIC S. BASTASA )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The Moon And Me, Mallika Achuthan Menon
  2. The Mighty Tower, Enoch Owusu Gyamfi
  3. When will I be Free?, nic berja
  4. Spreading, Aparna Chatterjee
  5. To The Milking Gone, Julian Mann
  6. No Regrets, Nancy Cullen
  7. Dark Days, micheal john
  8. Out Of Philosophy, Edward Kofi Louis
  9. Mind of a man, kedar thapa
  10. রাজা ভাবতে বসেছে, Ashraful Alam Shikder

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Amy Lowell

 

Trending Poems

  1. Palm Tree, Rabindranath Tagore
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. A Thought, Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. All You Who Sleep Tonight, Vikram Seth
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  7. Warning, Jenny Joseph
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]