Treasure Island

Valsa George


Five Liners.3,4 (Rolling Wheels/ Change)


ROLLING WHEELS

Ancestors depart, leaving no heirlooms to keep
Years flip by with all dreams stashed away
Sun sets casting dark shadows behind
Body weakens corroding vitality and drive
But mind, like a young girl, steams with longings!


CHANGE

A scarecrow smiles, an infant sneers
A lion bleats, a lamb growls
Thieves chase the police, peahens strut feathers n’ dance
In sync with the times,
Everything has changed!

Submitted: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (9/30/2013 10:53:00 AM)

    Time rolls resulting in change. Body weakens and mind is ever stronger. Change seems to be reversal of what we normally see. Beautifully rendered. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (9/29/2013 3:38:00 AM)

    You are quite right Asadullah! I am so happy that you have rightly linked the two poems. Though they are independant poems, there is a link. As the wheels of Time roll by, change happens! Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (9/28/2013 10:47:00 PM)

    Some things change too fast and some things change too slowly. Two enjoyable short poems. (Report) Reply

  • Kee Thampi (9/27/2013 10:52:00 AM)

    Body weakens corroding vitality and drive
    But mind, like a young girl, steams with longings!
    I realy wish to read it again (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul (9/27/2013 1:47:00 AM)

    First one is a beautiful thought about life not being stagnant and second ones brings a wide smile.. (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (9/27/2013 1:25:00 AM)

    @ title: 3,4 numbers are what i did not get at, it might be the sequel of some 1,2 which i have missed reading perhaps...though the title is clear...
    @ the poem: the vision of the longing mind is experiencing something really different in the 2nd part CHANGE...! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (9/25/2013 3:55:00 AM)

    One thing we can't stop is time, so everything must change with it.
    A great poem. (Report) Reply

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