Treasure Island

Shahzia Batool

(Pakistan)

Discovery


I remember well
that enchanting moment
when Fate got kind to me
and gave me a chance
to discover You in me,
then, at once, I found You
in my isolation,
my thoughts and my dreams-
dreams that got rich...
since then, I remained
no longer isolated
in my isolation...

Submitted: Friday, December 30, 2011

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  • Passionate Reader (7/2/2013 5:01:00 AM)

    lovely poem! ! ! This is one of my favourites! ! ! I immensely enjoy whenever i read this. This is the beauty of your writings that they flow like a stream! ! ! And this is your genius that you put forth a complex idea with such an ease thus make your readers love and cherish the beauty of your poems! ! !

    since then, I remained
    no longer isolated
    in my isolation...

    My favourite lines; simple but beautiful! ! i loved it! ! ! YES a great discovery it is! ! ! :) (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (5/20/2013 6:47:00 AM)

    When we find ourselves in others, we no longer remain isolated in isolation! ! A small thought big enough to conquer very many hearts! ! A priceless moment of a great discovery either personal or philosophical! ! (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (5/15/2013 11:31:00 AM)

    Enriched in isolation, is a sign of true love....
    very sentimental & touching poem...
    love your way of poetry....
    believe me. (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (5/15/2013 11:31:00 AM)

    Enriched in isolation, is a sign of true love....
    very sentimental & touching poem...
    love your way of poetry....
    believe me. (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (4/27/2013 1:28:00 PM)

    Solitude becomes bliss and we are not alone when we discover someone in ourselves, a romantic piece written straight from heart.
    Dekhna Taqreer Ki Lazzat Ki Jo Usne Kaha,
    Main Ne Ye Jaana K Goya Ye Bhi Mere Dil Main Hai, (Report) Reply

  • Besa Dede (4/23/2013 10:31:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem. It gives thought provoking ideas, as to what the Discovery is about. It could be either way... Good write :)
    Regards,
    ~Besa (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (9/13/2012 5:50:00 PM)

    A celebratory poem. The poet had an epiphany. An awakening, obviously with a wonderful life-changing effect. And such personal, priceless moment is immortalize in this piece of gem. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (6/25/2012 12:03:00 PM)

    I deeply felt the words of this poem as you became filled with the presence
    of another's spirit, or a spiritual awakening. Very nobly written. (Report) Reply

  • Aman Sa (5/9/2012 8:44:00 PM)

    Poems when they begin with a whisper and engulf the reader to end wid a music is a rare and real discovery. Enchanting! (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (3/23/2012 10:45:00 PM)

    ''you'' is ''God'' or the love one? the protagonist must be your loved one as the poetess says '' fate got kind to me ''
    it could not be the god as the God Himself is the creator of your fate, so the poem is very romantic.....whoever is the loved one she or he / sun or daughter, or any one.............................................. (Report) Reply

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