Treasure Island

Shahzia Batool

(Pakistan)

Dreams


Unsubstantial world
Precursors of reality
Either true or false!

Seen with open eyes
Building castles in the air
Ending in surprise!

Weaving different web
Transporting the wavered mind
From the fret of life!

Submitted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 19, 2013

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thank you (bhaijaan) Tribhawan Kaul for telling me about Haikus & Senryus!

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  • Sun Shine (7/27/2013 9:56:00 AM)

    All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

    adorable ;) (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul (7/21/2013 12:12:00 AM)

    I fully agree with your poetic description of dreams. All the three stanzas bring out the imagery profound enough to provide us a luxury to indulge in dreams. Thanks for sharing, Shahzia. (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (7/18/2013 2:52:00 AM)

    Like everything else, dreams have a significant purpose, though we fall short of knowing. Really enjoyed this Shahzia.

    I especially love the third stanza, which quotes...
    Weaving different web
    Transporting the wavered mind
    From the fret of life! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (7/17/2013 5:42:00 AM)

    The dreams that come to us in sleep are mostly from a flimsy world of reality and therefore unsubstantial! The dreams seen with open eyes are often castles built in air and enable us to forget the frets of life! Except the nightmares, dreams are lovely and they render life colourful.... So let us dream on! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (7/16/2013 7:23:00 PM)

    dreams are one of state. we can not ignore dreams. true or false n i suppose not even a single person is there who has never dreamt. i can not say it is a purely imagination. beautiful attempt (Report) Reply

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