Treasure Island

Savita Tyagi


A Point


An affable desire rising from deeps of my heart
To search for a point where you and I can meet
A segue from rift to harmony
A soft touch, a moment of peace
A place to rest for restless mind
When bitter redundant passions turn sangfroid
I look around to see sky and earth meeting at horizon
The sanguine dusk embracing the night and day
The river rushing to meet the ocean
All my life I have been searching for something like wise
Never knowing the abscess of sorrow
Needs to be dissolved first to seek joy
The nub of life- the point of nirvana
But I need you to hold my hand to walk with me
Let's walk together in a world
Where mysteries of life still unfold
All those years I have tried to touch you in vain
I will take two steps for your one
But you have to move from your point of isolation.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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  • Akhtar Jawad (6/4/2014 11:29:00 PM)

    Savita there are two lines in a ghazal Yeh kiska intezar hay available on this web site - -
    Kutch hum barhen kutch aao tum, yeh fasley mitaen hum,
    Gale milen miten gile, yeh kiska intezar hay.
    A point in all the affairs of life exists whereat the distances are eliminated, but efforts are needed to locate that point. (Report) Reply

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