Treasure Island

Suman Kumar Das


Between Past & Future


A series of evolution
I have been through
Since my inception.
Moreover, red revolution
Has flooded again and again
Over my chest.
All those foot-prints
Are now in the pages of history.

Many a new lives
Wombs are yet to conceive,
To reveal unknown mystery
To repeat past in future.
Endless hope and desire
From uncertain fate.

Between these two;
Past and Future
I am Present
An eternal reality,
Still stay static
As a silent witness
Of all joy and sorrow
Of all fame and disgrace
Of all victory and defeat.

Submitted: Sunday, March 02, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 03, 2014

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  • Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (3/6/2014 11:25:00 AM)

    A silent present witness between past and future............Suman........and this is the eternal truth with the present
    very well conceived and composed............. (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (3/3/2014 10:45:00 AM)

    Past and Future
    I am Present
    Still stay static
    We know that we need to be active and yet we stay static. That is the way of life. Nice poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (3/2/2014 9:23:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem with indepth meaning.
    Past has left many footprints in the pages of history
    future is yet to conceive...
    Very true said, I am a present witnessing everything silently.
    You have penned it very well Suman. I loved reading it. (Report) Reply

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