Treasure Island

Shah Jehan Ashrafi


Water Water everywhere


Water water everywhere

And yet not a drop to drink

The world is a coffin

And we are all busy being out and in

Compassion is out

And cruelty is stout

Tears flow with haste

Saline water is its only taste

Take heed and dive deeper

Overwhelm like a creeper

Believe in yourself

Being lies in your self

Stop feigning happiness

Happiness becomes weakness

Expose your pain

Without it there is no gain

Submitted: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, August 26, 2013

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