Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


>>> Fire


In this world of self promoting
Selflessly the self kindle fire bakes me so many pies
In all adverse and in, all around, demanding situations
Relentlessly it keeps the hearth burning
Without consuming my flesh or bones
At the core it burns
On the blood of my all in- capabilities
And provides me food, fuel and all other provisions
Without smoke I am given a gift,
An all annihilating tongue of flame
To color the world of creativity, green
On the canvas of depth
With a pen,
Red

Submitted: Thursday, January 09, 2014
Edited: Friday, January 10, 2014

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  • Ken E Hall (5/29/2014 3:41:00 AM)

    The sword of a pen explains self amidst life and the fire of existence...original great poem...regards (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (1/11/2014 10:44:00 PM)

    Tribhawan Kaul - - - - - - - Wonderful piece of poetry using your pen to take on the world. (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (1/9/2014 10:01:00 PM)

    well done, keep sharing


    Anna Laurencio21 minutes ago
    well done, keep sharing
    Relentlessly it keeps the hearth burning
    Without consuming my flesh or bones
    At the core it burns
    On the blood of my all in- capabilities (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (1/9/2014 9:51:00 PM)

    An Impressive Look


    Brian Duran4 minutes ago
    This piece takes an interesting look at a common frustration using an uncommon metaphor. Quite excellent in my opinion. (Report) Reply

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