Treasure Island

Soumita Sarkar Ray

(Kolkata)

You Bow Low


As I glide slyly spreading my charm
Attracting all furtive glances like a swarm
I strut through the garden, the park and farm
In delighting the others I see no harm
My roving whisky eyes can raise desire
Only to desert you hurt, to burn in fire
I gain that strength when I flirt
Thus crush your ego in mere dirt
I sway, I dance, I sing with ease
My affected airs potent to please
Thirsty hearts lined to share my smile
I do smile at every nook for a while
I break my limit and then go slow
Your advances leap to touch my glow
I feel important when you bow low
My order dictates and you follow
I start flying high and feel the power
When for a kiss you are ready to shower
All the treasure which you had tirelessly toiled
Even your praised reputation gets soiled
Ha! Descendants of Eve with a small brain
Who can play and ride to make you drain
This act is completely under my paws
Who says woman can’t change laws?

Submitted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (11/7/2013 7:26:00 AM)

    No doubt God made Eve with a smaller brain
    But in quality He made no mistake
    As dumb macho males woo and faint
    And finds her true colours far too late......

    Very good poem and I also welcome you to my page of poems for your esteemed comments (Report) Reply

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