Treasure Island

Magic Box

(September 3,1992)

Eulogy


For my thousand dreams and broken wing,
As some final words what would you sing?

How gentle I was or how righteous my acts,
In midst of strong winds how I stayed intact!

How much I loved and how I’ll be missed,
How boldly I saw death and gently kissed,

What would you say? The truth or some lie?
While mourning for me when I simply die?

Silence will win where life looses the game,
Unspoken words cause tears from my frame!

Submitted: Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Definitely I wont be there. So I just want to hear beforehand!

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  • Kanav Justa (12/17/2013 10:59:00 PM)

    like the theme you wrote on, , , , you way to express your poems is great, , , , , specia; ; y the last two lines in this poem were very powerful, , , you have a lot of creativity inside you, , , always keep penning, , , (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (10/18/2013 1:08:00 AM)

    Magic, I loved reading your poet notes and thank you for being so open. Your Eulogy is superb which I have saved. I have been a Funeral director and a celebrant attending many Funerals. I feel at peace within the cemeteries yet I am not ready to pass on until my time is ready. For I believe I am really needed on this earth. Just as you are! (Report) Reply

  • Chandana Khan (8/28/2013 2:06:00 PM)

    he had 1000 dreams and broken wings like all other human beings but he was loved and respected by all due to his goodness as i can C in his a few poems. he luvd his country and he wrote neat poems.
    im sure i wil need to say it after 10,000 years dear big brother.i wsh u live more and write more :))) 10 marks 4 ds. (Report) Reply

  • Nikita Dutt (8/23/2013 10:51:00 AM)

    they are some stunning words put together... love the last lines..
    Silence will win where life looses the game,
    Unspoken words cause tears from my frame! (Report) Reply

  • Akshaya Pawasker (8/20/2013 1:37:00 AM)

    Beautiful write.interesting to think how people would react after your death.i do that quite often. (Report) Reply

  • Adheez Van Der Beanthz (8/19/2013 5:57:00 PM)

    interesting theme and interesting way to express it
    i love your imagery, what can i say, its tender but wild
    and your words, simple but meaningful
    very good works (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (8/16/2013 2:39:00 AM)

    why do u want to hear beforehand! Magic Box, u simply think out of the box, very much out of the box, ur wild imaginations and innovative writes I really admire......but I have no answers for the questions u have posted above, as i feel its too early to comment..........May God grant u a long life of health wealth and happiness and may ur mood swings be in control............ (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/15/2013 2:34:00 PM)

    A very well written poem asking a big question - we would all like to believe people will think and speak well of us after we arevgone. (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (8/14/2013 7:59:00 AM)

    Yes there are some people who writes their own eulogy. This act in itself
    is not as terrible as it sounds. It is just how they feel about life and are very
    contented with their lives. They know that God is the one that gives it and can
    take it whenever he so wills. To Magic Box you are a very gifted and talented
    writer. Please don't leave PH, your visitors, and of course your poet family.
    We love you and hope that you will always be a part of this family. If you
    would please read my poem A Member to Remember. This is a very potent
    write coming from a youthful Poet as yourself.. (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (8/13/2013 6:56:00 AM)

    I like to think you would go before me to prepare a place for me.
    So when we meet again there would be nothing but happy. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (8/11/2013 8:42:00 AM)

    I liked this poem, but not the philosophy.Death -wish works as negative energy.In Rishi Aurobindo's writes I read this.Yes, poets express often that wish.I just can remember one line- - I want to cease in the midnight, with no pain... (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (8/9/2013 12:20:00 PM)

    i believe and i have living proof that god has created some people for great and for goodood purposes and for that He will take tests many tests preparing you for those purposes so you will face many hard time but just keep in mind that you are getting build for a war ahead that you are going win and the reason you will have a long long life bhayya

    now the poem well its simply brilliant.... (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (8/9/2013 9:38:00 AM)

    And so you are joining the galaxy of the death poets of the 19th and early 20th centuries! Soon the theme will leave you, I am sure and you will continue to live and live. Your kind words that you won`t soon die have given an assurance that in fact you don`t like to die..
    20 plus and great disastrous ambitions to nourish! What is this magic or unwanted which craft learned by you? But may I give you a TEN for this? Thank you for the smile. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (8/8/2013 11:30:00 PM)

    I would say.. Alas! Here lies someone who like a musk deer looked high and low and everywhere except in himself to find the source of fragrance! ! (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (8/7/2013 9:47:00 AM)

    @ the theme:
    Talk life, and life only, who knows when to leave the stage, no one has the guarantee of the next moment! ! ! ! ! ! !

    @ the structure:
    perfect couplets

    @poet's notes:
    the use of the word Definitely is not in human hands! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/7/2013 9:10:00 AM)

    What you wrote on poets note..I didnt like it.......Such comments hurts me a lot....Please never write such comments. If my these words hurt you, I am Sorry.. (Report) Reply

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