Treasure Island

gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

So many wives


So many wives are
There with me always
So many wives are
Harassing me
In many ways.

Responsibilities for
Maintenance of so many
Wives are with me
They are pulling and pushing me
In different directions.

Each wife is struggling
For her own interest
One is pulling me
To arrange tasty food
Another to get suitable drinks
Yet another demands
For soft touch sensuous objects
Yet another wants to hear
Pleasing sounds and hankers
For pleasant aromas
And pleasing sight.

O my dear, I am not able to
Fulfill all their demands
I am being harassed by my own wives
Excuse me, and still
I am with my wives and I love them all.

Submitted: Saturday, February 01, 2014

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In my body so many senses are there and they are behving like- my wives

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