Treasure Island

Palas Kumar Ray

(India)

Sword


I have got my weapon so now I do not fear
to live a Life of no value but an ocean of tear.
I don't fear though left in squall all alone to sail
I don't tear for traveling alone life's uncertain trail.

If you ask me and surely you'll I'll tell it all
how did I come across that great fear of fall.
how could it be all possible feeling no fear at all
I'll tell you how it all happened just as a miracle.

The night before I had trouble having a sound sleep
I took a pen and wrote down all suffering I had deep.
Pain, sorrows and all those words I didn't say till date
came around, sat on paper and I could see my fate.

There from they looked at me, laughed at me and shame
I felt a lot as they talked it was all just a pretty game
what they called of Life it was so common to every soul
with that paper I made a sword and made living my goal.







© Palas Kumar Ray.All rights reserved.

Submitted: Monday, November 24, 2008
Edited: Saturday, June 07, 2014

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  • Reshma Ramesh (2/9/2009 11:35:00 PM)

    ah! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! when we face our fears straight in the eye.............we will see they are silly and not bigger than the values we have...............well penned sir..........another piece of wisdom from you (Report) Reply

  • Mamta Agarwal (1/4/2009 11:12:00 AM)

    the development of theme and expression is wonderful. i always end up with eyes wet after readind some of your work, amazing insight, and emotional growth.10


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  • Thad Wilk (12/8/2008 8:47:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem an insight on life Palas! A pleasure to read indeed! *10*! !
    Best wishes!
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  • Sandra Fowler (12/7/2008 12:48:00 PM)

    Your last lines are very profound and revealing. By your words, you will survive.

    Warm regards,

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  • Mamta Agarwal (12/7/2008 11:41:00 AM)

    all of us feel our suffering is unique, but a rare, wise person realises the universal human dillemma.10

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  • Kesav Easwaran (11/26/2008 11:50:00 PM)

    it is said 'pen is mightier than the sword'...here you prove pen is as mighty as a sword...good piece...well written, Palas...10 (Report) Reply

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