Treasure Island

Neela Nath


Love's Prison


I'll put a
red red sign
after my marriage
with you,
on my fore-head.
Worshiping God,
I'll cook for you!
You will say,
the words of love
without any pretension.
And there will be no
falsehood or lies
on the way of our life.

My friend told these
words to her lover.
Her lover said- - - -
Dear, I'll rather
have my meal
from any restaurant.
Please, don't try
to love me,
or cook for me,
because, I'll hate
to be in
love's prison!

Submitted: Saturday, March 08, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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  • Mr. Nobody (3/13/2014 10:25:00 AM)

    Wow! Nice. I often wrestle with ownership vs. a couple purely based love

    This subject recently inspired me to write a few verses called I own the woman

    very nice, keep them coming! ! (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (3/9/2014 10:35:00 PM)

    Allan, I wrote this poem, thinking a simple plot on a relationship which might have reached to marriage.After marriage most of such relationships turn stale, boring.We must take care of our personal likes and dislikes too.But, we forget that and keep busy ourselves doing the household works keeping aside our silted emotion.Thanks for focusing on the thought. | (Report) Reply

  • Ed Nigma (3/9/2014 11:36:00 AM)

    Ouch, sometimes it's hard to find anyone that really appreciates all that you do. This is a poem of heartache and rejection. To be a queen that humbles herself in submission to a man that she cherishes as a king, but a king unworthy of the love of this queen. This is where you say ok, your loss... my meals made with love are far better than anything you can find out there in this world. This is a man that will never be happy with what he receives from any woman because he doesn't want to be in any serious commitment. So he goes from woman to woman extracting the life, energy and love amongst any other thing they can. They are insatiable and until they make peace within themselves they will never be satisfied and die alone. A very powerful and sad poem neela. I give this a 10 for that is less then what it deserves if I could rate it higher I would =)

    Keep Poetry Alive~
    Allan Gerard (Report) Reply

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