Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


>>Me, my bicyle and life


me and my bicycle
are in a queer relation
at least in the state of running
at high speed it keeps balance
but off balance my life becomes
while I drive at low speed

me and my life
now at loggerheads
at least in the matter of speed
my life runs well like a bicycle
but at the age of forty
I could not afford high speed
upon putting much efforts
I develop back pain.

Submitted: Friday, November 01, 2013
Edited: Saturday, November 02, 2013

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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (11/7/2013 9:29:00 PM)

    everything in this universe is set as per the system walk as per the system having high pace at stamina full creates a problem at low stamina energy is conserved and transformed one to another we are forceful at early age and later we keep the forceful mind nice poem 10 (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (11/5/2013 3:02:00 AM)

    The line of comparission drawn between life and bicycle is so wonderfully expressed in this read. I enjoyed the read! (Report) Reply

  • Kanniappan Kanniappan (11/4/2013 3:31:00 AM)

    Nice poem comparing life and bicycle;
    I could not afford high speed
    upon putting much efforts
    I develop back pain; sometimes breathlessness! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (11/2/2013 8:40:00 AM)

    in some countries a bicycle is necessary a method of transportation. so ride on dear poet. nice comparison to life. 10+ (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (11/1/2013 11:57:00 PM)

    How interestingly and nicely you have described yourself through your bicycle! .........your queer companion :) (Report) Reply

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