Castaway

Isolation spins it’s mysterious cocoon,
Companion to talk is everlasting moon,
Wind, frosty tides and flock of seagulls,
Washed away to shore was my wrecked hull.

Surrounded by endless silver sea,
Watching waves as they fade and flee,
Lonely lagoon smiling at majestic sun,
No worldly battles to be lost or won.

Un-surveyed, unfathomed and mysterious,
But my wandering spirit is ever curious,
I am nobody in this naked stretch of land,
No role, no status, as I walk through sand.

Implacable,deadly silence as death,
Proof of being alive is my fiery breath,
Hearing quiet crunch of stones underfoot,
Time freezed and stood still where it is put.

My spirit danced in ballroom of night sky,
One after another, million stars passed by,
Rippling waves kissed my weary feet,
Far away from the cruel world of deceit.

Fig trees dropped fruits to quench hunger,
Sipping palm toddy, slipping in to slumber,
Days & years passed but I grew younger,
Indeed my time in planet is getting longer.

(C) K. Radhakrishnan

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About K.RADHAKRISHNAN

Poet K.Radhakrishnan lives in Bhopal city, India. Born on 4th November 1955. He is an underwriter by profession and worked as a senior level executive in NEWINDIA ASSURANCE, India's largest General Insurance Company till his retirement. He is engaged in consultant activities and insurance education. He has co-authored three insurance text books for NATIONAL COUNCIL OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND RESEARCH(NCERT), INDIA. He has a passion for writing poetry which he pursued after retirement from his job. His first poetry book REFLECTION OF SOUL was published by LULU PRESS and is selling in Amazon and Barnes& Nobles http://www.lulu.com/shop/k-radhakrishnan/reflections-of-soul/paperback/product-23074342.html https://www.amazon.com/REFLECTIONS-SOUL-K-RADHAKRISHNAN/dp/1365769984 His second book ERUPTION OF BOTTLED UP EMOTINS is under publication.

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