Treasure Island

M.D Dinesh Nair

(Thrissur/Vijayawada)

TO THE PUPIL WHO IS IN DILEMMA


You have to be my beloved lad:

'A fearless dreamer,
A petitioner of your unspoken love,
A wild catcher of time and
A passionate friend'.

You must not be my dear lass:

'Moody and foolish,
Illusive or day dreaming,
Ill tempered or vain some and
Emotional or sensitive'.

And both of you listen:

'Let the mind flutter like a kite
And let it not hide like a mouse.
Let your head be held high in esteem
And never bend your knee before the worthless lot'.

Submitted: Saturday, June 29, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013

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  • Valsa George (7/2/2013 4:32:00 AM)

    A solid advice!

    'Let the mind flutter like a kite
    And let it not hide like a mouse.
    Let your head be held high in esteem
    And never bend your knee before the worthless lot'.

    May you come across with many students of this quality, Dinesh! A lovely write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (6/30/2013 12:12:00 AM)

    A wise advice...applies to many!
    simple, easy, and completely poetic!
    a memorable poem on your credit, one can add...To Whom it may concern! it is very good, showing your sincere concerns with the pupil Who is in dilemma! (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (6/29/2013 1:01:00 PM)

    Good advice to all the young students, to soar with the wind at their back, great wisdom and understanding shown in this superb poem!
    Good to hear from you. (Report) Reply

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