Treasure Island

Gillena Cox

(1950)

Existence


Yes somewhere a tear rolls down the cheek,
Of yet another him or her or them pursuing,
The nirvanic dream of which so many speak,
With echoes trapped deep in sounds ensuing;

Moonless nights for there are those absolved
Through spin cycles of planet worlds brighter
Than thoughts will venture with time eclipsed
Whose wings span lifetimes rising much higher

When you or they or even i dare ever to confront
Not because we doubt the shadows of night
Or the midday sun's radiant nooness in affront
Try as we may, try as we do, to get it right?

This melody of notes played to the tune 'Existence'
Being, caring, wanting, sharing, and passed tense
2012

Submitted: Friday, June 29, 2012
Edited: Friday, June 29, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Existence by Gillena Cox )

Enter the verification code :

  • Marieta Maglas (7/3/2012 4:52:00 PM)

    you're right, in a way, the ''nirvanic dream'', as you wrote here, is the search for the lost Eden in the rebirth, but Jesus is the way, the truth and the life, a hope to be with The Lord. (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann (7/3/2012 9:42:00 AM)

    Existential beliefs coronated, curvatured, connived and conjectured.In all it deals with the objective to achieve nirvana within and somehow learn the etiquettes of co-existence.I enjoyed reading this one.Thanks for inviting. (Report) Reply

  • Chitra - (6/30/2012 12:31:00 AM)

    great work..unfolding layers of deep thoughts....so much to learn and imbibe-poetic beacons (Report) Reply

Read all 6 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Our world is without any kind of wisdom, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  2. Dream packed drama, hasmukh amathalal
  3. A fool واحد احمق, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  4. Quite same, hasmukh amathalal
  5. Lack of wisdom, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  6. Wisdom, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  7. The Exquisite Thing, Mark R. Elias
  8. Leaf to Fall, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  9. Strange Paradox, Sandra Feldman
  10. Celebrate Life, david kush

Poem of the Day

poet Walt Whitman

ARM’D year! year of the struggle!
No dainty rhymes or sentimental love verses for you, terrible year!
Not you as some pale poetling, seated at a desk, lisping cadenzas
piano;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. "Hope" is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson
  9. Autumn, Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]