Treasure Island

Tribhawan Kaul

(01-01-1946 / Srinagar (J & K) India)

A couple on the beach.


Two frail frames
male and female
walking hand in hand
leaving imprints
waving imaginary magic wand
giggling, teasing, running
throwing caution to wind & rolling
on ever welcoming golden sand.

Making Castles
on the sand
in the air
who cares
when these disappear
moments only to cherish.

Their feet into the calm sea
feeling the touch of cold warmth
bending to gauge under current
watching it to rise slowly from its slumber
thousand lions freed from their cage
appearance of full moon
powered surfs into rage
never afraid of opposition
both
assuring and reassuring each other
of their bondage.

Squatting
they don't talk
silence smiles
understanding perfect
just a gesture,
she goes resplendent
wrapped in orange red
the sun,
witnesses
beginning of the union on the sand bed.

Stampede of sorts
waves surged to have glimpse
those two mortals
oblivious of crazy waves
buried under the sand
wake up with a start
as blanket of water washes
their misadventure of sorts
they glance at each other,
smiling discreetly
hand in hand, drenched
walk away from the heat
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copyright/children of lost God/Tribhawan Kaul
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Submitted: Sunday, May 20, 2012

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

A lost poem retrieved from lost diary. Written 19-08-2007 at Kashid Beach (140 km from Mumbai/India)
I spotted a couple on the beach. Strange as it looked, sun was setting one side and the full moon was rising from the other side
The phenomenon was catchy enough to pen my thoughts.

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  • Queeny Gona (11/2/2013 9:03:00 AM)

    Nature has been the greatest inspiration to jot poems since ages past. And here is the best example of it. Enjoyed the beautiful imagery dipicted in here dear Sir! (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (11/2/2013 9:03:00 AM)

    Nature has been the greatest inspiration to jot poems since ages past. And here is the best example of it. Enjoyed the beautiful imagery dipicted in here dear Sir! (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (5/20/2013 11:44:00 AM)

    wonderful,2nd stanza is beautiful, you depict the scene with words.. great art you reveal here, love it.. (Report) Reply

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