Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


Sweet Sadness


On those days
Broke but toys
But now if there is a sound of crack
That is straight and from the heart

On those days
Used to enjoy but sadness
So short-lived and sweet
But nowadays if we fall
So much is blamed
Over a tear drop


On those days
What did we want?
At the sight of a butterfly
We used to jump in joy

Submitted: Sunday, September 15, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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  • marvin brato (9/19/2013 4:19:00 AM)

    Great thoughts, though life is not always a bed of roses we must make the most of it! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (9/15/2013 12:58:00 PM)

    the days of childhood are sweet and so innocent the sight of a butterfly we used to jump in joy. a good write (Report) Reply

  • Harindhar Reddy (9/15/2013 11:42:00 AM)

    simple and lucid poem showing another D (dimension) of your poetic style! Yes childhood is remembered forever....Great message wahabji! 10/10 outright! (Report) Reply

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