Treasure Island

HABEEBURAHMAN Thaliyil

(24 06 1984 / Thaleekkara)

Snake And Ladder


Childhood creeps like a snake
Climbing the ladder
Play snake and ladder
Ebb and flow of happiness
Joys unrequited
You defeated me once
And I won the game next
I knew always that
You failed yourself
For my happiness
My son plays now the same
With computer but,
Unemotional win or fail;
Computer has brain but
No eyelashes to weep
No heart to thump for him
And I still play snake and ladder
No board no coins
But with life and death.

Submitted: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Edited: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Snake And Ladder by HABEEBURAHMAN Thaliyil )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. 9 August 2014, Shri R Brahma
  2. 2 August 2014, Shri R Brahma
  3. 31 July 2014, Shri R Brahma
  4. It's October 1st. Did you pay your mortg.., Jena Crowe
  5. Princess Diana, Sonia Ode Lucci
  6. Revolution, Revolution, Revolu -, Romella Kitchens
  7. हमें आपके लिए.. hame aapke liye, hasmukh amathalal
  8. Dusky Day in Dallas, michael walker
  9. Mom, Barbara Dixion
  10. I almost was left behind., Sonia Ode Lucci

Poem of the Day

poet Walt Whitman

ARM’D year! year of the struggle!
No dainty rhymes or sentimental love verses for you, terrible year!
Not you as some pale poetling, seated at a desk, lisping cadenzas
piano;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]