Treasure Island

Kumud Ranjan

(8th July / India)

Why should I care for you?


Why anymore should I care for you?
When you don’t love me anymore
Why should I waste my time waiting for you?
When you won’t come ever to my door

Am I only to care of your woes?
Why I should walk in your shoes
When you scratched always my wounds
That I reached the verge of death
That my life neglected to take breath

Still I am in daze why you did this
I was bliss for you then, isn’t it?
Why then you kept on hurting me
Was I for you a nut or part of glee?

Was it my mistake that changed my life?
Every instant I am buried in ocean of grief
You trampled my dreams, left me to suffer
Why I can’t recover from that emptiness?
Why I’ve become merely a fragile body
Seems alive but a shadow which is lifeless...

Submitted: Friday, August 14, 2009

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  • Wendelin Weird (4/24/2010 12:52:00 AM)

    Strong writing and an overall great poem. Your usage of words is amazing. I'm sure many can relate to this poem, I know I can. good luck with your writing I hope you find someone who loves you back (Report) Reply

  • Louis Rams (10/31/2009 8:37:00 PM)

    no two peoples hurt and pain can ever be the same
    and no person should be a whipping post for another.
    you have the reader feel your pain.

    GR8888T WRITE A TEN (Report) Reply

  • surya . (10/29/2009 6:52:00 PM)

    could be reflection of a terminaly ill patient. nice write
    surya (Report) Reply

  • Medvilv V. (10/27/2009 2:22:00 PM)

    Hi Kumud,

    If this poem is about you, than I applaude you for falling and getting back up. Your words contain strong emotions of the heart and pain combined. Good Job! (Report) Reply

  • Jessica Chavez (10/25/2009 7:03:00 PM)

    this poem is quiet powerful...it reflects everything it says...it's capturing in every way..many people can connect to the lines in this poem. if it's you who this poem speaks of thats quiet tragic because i can only imagen how you might feel and this poem grasp what you might be feeling...it's a great poem you're a great and touching writer (Report) Reply

  • Antonio Liao (10/16/2009 2:47:00 AM)

    The tragic of life begins. when you give everything...it’s the fine words you
    show that knock the door to open our hearts to read your poem...beautifully
    express, though pain resist magnificently capturing the joy of a wounded lover
    ....a 10 +++ (Report) Reply

  • Anna Greco (10/8/2009 4:01:00 PM)

    It expresses alot of thought and feeling, it made me feel your own feelings and I was dragged in by your choice of vocabulary. Excellent work. (Report) Reply

  • Karanvir Kataria (10/8/2009 9:03:00 AM)

    hey very well written...
    u hve xpressed ur feeling for smeone special very well
    but may b ur defination for love is different.....
    dats not love for me wht u hve tell in very well ryme....
    love means smthng differ for me..
    but hey its ma opinion (Report) Reply

  • Deepti Agarwal (10/8/2009 2:21:00 AM)

    Good.... :)
    The answer to it is.. Its Love.. which makes one do things which are in no control :) (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (10/7/2009 10:32:00 PM)

    Why I’ve become merely a fragile body
    Seems alive but a shadow which is lifeless...

    A pining heart.
    CP (Report) Reply

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