Treasure Island

Valsa George


Picture Perfect


The baby sat joyfully on her lap
The mother on his tender thighs did tap
It tickled the boy to laugh and laugh
He was just one and a half

Both invariably enjoyed that sport
No one came in between their fun to abort
The baby had such fairy grace
Many a kiss she planted on his cherubic face

The blissful pair looked ever so cute
Who on earth can their oneness thwart?
It is a love that runs into eternity’s length
A bond that yields to no brutal strength

Joy gleamed in their dewy eyes
The mother huddled tight her lovely prize
On my mind’s lens is caught that image
I laminated it to keep it from all damage

Submitted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 10, 2013

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  • Khairul Ahsan (11/26/2013 8:59:00 PM)

    An apt title, a perfect poem of happiness to make one's day! 10/10.
    'Both invariably enjoyed that sport
    No one came in between their fun to abort; '
    Yes, it's a sport that both the participants heartily enjoy, as do the onlookers, and it has no losers.
    'It is a love that runs into eternity’s length
    A bond that yields to no brutal strength'
    Absolutely!
    'On my mind’s lens is caught that image
    I laminated it to keep it from all damage'
    Thanks for sharing with us, the 'laminated picture'. It will lie undamaged in our hearts too. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (11/1/2013 7:58:00 AM)

    the bond between mother and child can never be broken. It is a special love no one can understand except a mother and child. lovely write (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (10/18/2013 9:50:00 AM)

    You painted a wonderful picture of a mother and son that
    has a special bond. The harshness of time will not separate
    this tie. The special moments and great love will withstand the
    test. A loving and inspiring write full of devotion. (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (10/13/2013 9:35:00 PM)

    This duo of MOM and SON will ever live in our minds as the most realistic symbols of filial affection and angelic innocence respectively, Madam Valsa. (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (10/13/2013 9:08:00 AM)

    Good, a pleasure to read and feel the warmth of the relationship (Report) Reply

  • Roseann Shawiak (10/11/2013 9:08:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Children bring out the best in people. I can see the mom and child in my mind also, you preserved their image very well in this poem. It's laminated in poetry. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (10/11/2013 4:02:00 AM)

    lovely write! a mother child relationship is thus.......undefinable, lovable, ever lasting..............loved the last two lines absolutely! (Report) Reply

  • Danny Draper (10/10/2013 9:05:00 PM)

    Beautiful snap shot of a mother and child bond perfectly preserved in this caring write. (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (10/10/2013 6:30:00 PM)

    The poem is about the relation reflecting heavenly bliss...yes, it will not be damaged as you have laminated it and preserved it in your verses...In Virginia Woolf there is a scene in which Lily the artist was unsuccessfully trying to complete her picture with the mother and the child as the model, but she had a problem with her vision...you completed that picture here! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/10/2013 6:09:00 PM)

    The bond of mother and the baby so beautifully described.
    I feel the baby thro' the lines you wrote
    Words are beautiful, worthy to quote. (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul (10/10/2013 12:35:00 PM)

    Bond between a mother and her child is beautifully weaved through words. Last two lines are like icing the cake. (Report) Reply

  • Kanniappan Kanniappan (10/10/2013 11:45:00 AM)

    A nice poem, depicting the love between the mother and child.

    On my mind’s lens is caught that image
    I laminated it to keep it from all damage.

    This picture was caught in the mind of observers nicely. (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/10/2013 10:42:00 AM)

    Valsa Ma'am while reading this a picture ran in my mind as if I am watching a movie beautiful for painting the poem with pictorial value thank Glory of Allah beautiful poem with heavenly relation 10 (Report) Reply

  • Kee Thampi (10/10/2013 10:25:00 AM)

    Mother on his tender thighs did tap
    It tickled the boy to laugh and laugh
    He was just one and a half
    The baby had such fairy grace
    Many a kiss she planted on his cherubic face

    Who on earth can their oneness thwart?
    It is a love that runs into eternity’s length

    Who on earth can their oneness thwart?
    It is a love that haunt me lot.....

    a new poem I like (Report) Reply

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