Treasure Island

subhadip bhattacharya


Adventure


He reads long fought battles.
Discoveries made long ago.
Travelers challenged in unknown lands.
Of discoveries made
with not much of ado.

Of swords, guns, cannon balls
of tents, written documents discovered.
Of marlinespike...
channel discovery seen
with a child's delight.

Of sword fight, knights,
trench warfare, grenade...
Of a sword that ran through
his chest,
remained there
to put all the restlessness at rest.

Discovery, and national geography,
gazing through his balcony,
two little birds,
in a lover's nest.

Submitted: Monday, April 07, 2014
Edited: Monday, April 07, 2014

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