Treasure Island

Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Away from Lively Fence


The cobra stood hooded and hissed
I didn't lift my one of the back leg,
Like a dog. I feared and then pissed

Dogs, try to make their own kingdom
A war of smell or an ol-factory peg
But we rely upon rotten ugly wisdom.

How fearful we are, can’t be explained?
Is fear dwells in mind without restrained?
With this, I came to know, why peace lost.

Our behaviour and essence and the sense
So uncertain and for this we are away the
World of beast and away from lively fence

Submitted: Saturday, August 31, 2013
Edited: Saturday, August 31, 2013

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  • Alexander Coppedge (9/15/2013 8:30:00 AM)

    Beautiful art The work has spots in my opinion Thought not fully expressed or feelings held back It blurr the stated message Yet the intent of this art is unique and appreciated (Report) Reply

  • Sushil Kumar Tripathy (9/11/2013 1:29:00 AM)

    Be free from concrete cage and will be really in a lively fence -A beautiful poem-
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    Sushil Kumar Tripathy, Sonepur, Odisha state, India (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/31/2013 10:34:00 AM)

    Beautiful and meaningful write..If there really existed a lively fence...Just face the world, no choice left...Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

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