Treasure Island

Mehri Mehraban


Nowadays


in faked glory of a crystal bowl 
the goldfish forgets the sea!
In cages, alone birds pray and sing
'God! Bring A delicate roommate for me! '

unaware vase in boring moments
Expects lifeless flower's fading season!
In mansion, behind an elegant curtain
A window stands welcoming the light, in vain!

 I know a tree, so ignorant, it seems 
Isolated and Lone,  in a barren, hot desert 
It sells shade to tired passengers free
 and None of them admires its present!

measuring everything by analytic eyes
Love and business make no difference, indeed
We don't share bread, happiness and peace
Only, misery is permitted to come in!

Submitted: Sunday, July 07, 2013
Edited: Saturday, August 17, 2013

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  • Majid Zubedi (10/6/2013 2:32:00 PM)

    a wonderful poem with the great idea, I like especially the opening verse, In faked glory.........the sea! (Report) Reply

  • Sina Farajzadeh (8/14/2013 10:53:00 AM)

    Oh, my gush! This is the most amazing poem I read in the last months. I really mean it. A big Wooooooo000000oooooooow. Jesus! How a great piece of poem it is. The ideas, the philosophy, the narration technique... All are perfect. Damn, I can't believe we have such great poets within country. I am just amazed. Thanks for sharing this. I'd be glad to see your comments on my poems too. Thanks (Report) Reply

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