Treasure Island

Jayachandran Chakrapany


A Lunatic


A lunatic always laughs
Seldom cries
A lunatic always walks towards
Seldom walks backwards
A lunatic always dreams
Seldom us
A lunatic always happy
Seldom us
A lunatic always calm
When eats
Seldom us
A lunatic sleeps well
Seldom us
A lunatic loves nature
Seldom us
A lunatic is normal always
Seldom us

Submitted: Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, March 06, 2012

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  • Shahzia Batool (7/4/2013 8:37:00 AM)

    A lunatic is normal always...seldom us...what else is there to say...? Enigmatic & Hitting! ! ! I remember Evens' lines: I drink to keep sane! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Karen Deeks (3/6/2012 2:14:00 PM)

    Hi Jk I love this write... It speaks volumes to me..The layout of your words hold a certain significance also. As I feel a person suffering inside would keep mulling things over, which is how the patter suggests.
    I like how you complete with seldom us... As we all sometimes are lost (I feel) then behave a tad irrational or off the cuff..my favourite write of yours so far.
    It seems in this write that the lunatic has the easier existence (sleeping well and enjoying nature (sounds like me)
    Great! !
    Karen (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (3/6/2012 10:28:00 AM)

    An excellent poem, rightly said and the poem is well crafted, and it has a nice flow, i like it.........please read my '' I am a very sane mad man'' (Report) Reply

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