Treasure Island

Queeny Gona

(16th august,1987 / KANIGIRI)

Let your Light Shine!


Punches all over; with not even a second’s halt
Followed by deep-sharp stabs, by
The so called Beloved's
Provoked this little dormant volcano
To rebel, against my Heavenly Father!
Couldn't stand the race: fight the temptations
But broke the everlasting covenant
And gave up my vows; yet hardly survived in there
Crushed to the ground, by my sinful deeds
I cried unto my lovely Father; deep down the earth
For his enlightening beam of rays
To guide me through inclined plane
So as to start afresh the journey on leveled ground;
Sprouting from the slimy mire
Nevertheless I turned unto HIM
Almighty LORD showered his grace
A new song of Joy, with a thankful heart
I sing- ' Glory to the Lord'

Submitted: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 24, 2013

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  • Kee Thampi (11/11/2013 8:12:00 AM)

    a great To rebel, against my Heavenly Father!
    Couldn't stand the race: fight the temptations
    But broke the everlasting covenant
    And gave up my vows; yet hardly survived in therededication and love to Him (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (10/29/2013 11:57:00 PM)

    As human beings with frailties, we are all likely to trip and fall. But the moment we get up and look up to Heaven, seeking the unerring guidance of the Lord, a new life sprouts and our light begins to shine! Beautiful diction powerful enough to trace the inner struggle and the final salvation! ! (Report) Reply

  • Harindhar Reddy (10/22/2013 7:29:00 AM)

    Fantastic start to the poem. It really pulled the string of my chord. I enjoyed reading the poem. Well done poet! Punches all over; with not even a second’s halt Followed by deep-sharp stabs, by The so called Beloved's
    Provoked this little dormant volcano (Report) Reply

  • Louis Rams (10/19/2013 11:22:00 PM)

    i cried unto my father- that verse stuck in my mind and gave me a visualization of it happening.
    excellent write! (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (10/18/2013 8:30:00 AM)

    A fine verse with right diction and beautiful style of rendering! The message makes a soothing touch and a believer can feel it certainly! (Report) Reply

  • Jesus James Llorico (10/17/2013 12:15:00 PM)

    An exceptional verse, truly we have to let our light
    shine that we may be glorified in heaven.
    A marvelous write. (Report) Reply

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