Treasure Island

veeraiyah subbulakshmi


aimless walk..


Swift movement around the home,
Tiring task since early morn,
Acres of various rooms already dusted,
Cleaned, wiped for the loved ones,
Thousands of dishes deliciously prepared,
Served and felt happy for the sweet hearts,
The same clothes are washed, pressed,
And arranged neatly in the cupboard,
The early morning rush to the work,
Welfare of the children and spouse at the heart,
Taking the first step to walk aimlessly in the world,
Look, millions of them walk aimlessly,
But they work tirelessly and bravely,
Millions of them walk aimlessly,
Where they would go,
What they would gain,
How they would be cared,
Millions of questions unanswered,
Walking aimlessly around the home,
Singing a song, keeping a smiling face,
This may be your parents or the spouse,
May be you and I,
We like to have aimless walk..
Preparing a cup of tea,
Bring a piece of cake,
Change the diapers,
We will not be qualified,
As the master of love,
We will not be qualified,
To get the degree for sacrifice,
We walk all our life aimlessly,
No destination known,
No increment seen,
Satisfied are our hearts,
Let us have this walk..

Submitted: Thursday, January 09, 2014
Edited: Thursday, January 09, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

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 (aimless walk.. by veeraiyah subbulakshmi )

Enter the verification code :

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (1/11/2014 12:18:00 AM)

    the apparently aimless walk is in reality the only tangible pleasure life can offer.
    a marvelous insightful poem, Veeraiyah. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. সময়(Time), Avik Datta Gupta
  2. Lieu Time, Francie Lynch
  3. When The Heart Bleeds, Tondana Fatimah Seebaway
  4. Many Crooked Cops are Shooting and Killing, Hebert Logerie
  5. My First Love, Tondana Fatimah Seebaway
  6. To Record What Is Kept, Naveed Akram
  7. Rumour, Humphrey Bryant
  8. BLACK SHEEP, Bironga Chadwick
  9. Tomorrow, Humphrey Bryant
  10. Blackberry And Apple, Humphrey Bryant

Poem of the Day

poet William Wordsworth

I

I AM not One who much or oft delight
To season my fireside with personal talk.--
Of friends, who live within an easy walk,
Or neighbours, daily, weekly, in my sight:
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]