Treasure Island

Neela Nath


No Mystery


I am a commoner.
I laugh, I protest, I shout!
My home is my cozy nest.
I am a bird.
I stretch my wings to give
shade to my birdie.
No mystery is there.
I am not beautiful.
And also bear the mark
of time on my tanned skin.
Can you remember the
story of Bush or Out back?
I am a mother of that strata,
who cooks, stays back
to protect her daughter.
I'm the representative
of the middle-class lady.
I don't have wealth
but I try to keep
my good-for-nothing values!

Submitted: Saturday, September 07, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 09, 2013

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This poem is written on Everyman.I here represents the middle class woman, strong yet emotional.

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  • Unwritten Soul (9/9/2013 10:51:00 AM)

    I know who stand behind this write, the one who knows what life is in real life...it sound a good and strong woman that appear from dark and fight! cool write! _Soul (Report) Reply

  • Tiku . (9/7/2013 1:11:00 PM)

    this is the story of middle class women all over the world.nicely done. (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (9/7/2013 11:32:00 AM)

    But this is powerful write for every middle class women..Beautiful poem. Loved it.

    Neela, definitely, I am not loosing one pearl..I am keeping it...... Be always positive and bold.
    Your lovely comments are superb. (Report) Reply

  • Death Silence (9/7/2013 10:41:00 AM)

    I don't have wealth
    but I try to keep
    my good-for-nothing values! . these lines are impressively beautiful :) (Report) Reply

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