People Innovation Excellence
 

“The Sea and Me” and other poems by Andreas Akun

For some people, poems are their most personal work. Thus poems are often kept personally because they are often the reflections of the poets’ deepest thoughts and feelings. However, some are generous enough to share their poems publicly. Our very own Andreas Akun, or Pak Akun as we address him, is one of those poets.

The world now provides platforms of different type for these generous poets to share. Pak Akun  uses a website called poetrysoup.com to share his views, and responses to what is happening in the world through his poems. This following is our favourite.

The Sea and Me

The sea is always there for you and me to see
The sun is there too to warm our glee
The birds are happy with no worry
The flowers bloom their beauty
Though all for just temporary

So when the sea seems so harsh and unfriendly
When the sun eclipse is there for us to see
When the birds twit of no sound chirpy 
And flowers wither before they’re bloomy
Just keep them all in your memory
Blame neither the birds nor the sea
When they’re not sunny and flowery
But gloomy and even stormy   

Just blame me…
For not telling you 
To get ready.

(Andreas Akun, Dec. 5, 2010)
From: https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/the_sea_and_me_279563

For more of Akun's poems, please visit: https://www.poetrysoup.com/poems
_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=14844 (Ed).

Published at :
Leave Your Footprint

    Periksa Browser Anda

    Check Your Browser

    Situs ini tidak lagi mendukung penggunaan browser dengan teknologi tertinggal.

    Apabila Anda melihat pesan ini, berarti Anda masih menggunakan browser Internet Explorer seri 8 / 7 / 6 / ...

    Sebagai informasi, browser yang anda gunakan ini tidaklah aman dan tidak dapat menampilkan teknologi CSS terakhir yang dapat membuat sebuah situs tampil lebih baik. Bahkan Microsoft sebagai pembuatnya, telah merekomendasikan agar menggunakan browser yang lebih modern.

    Untuk tampilan yang lebih baik, gunakan salah satu browser berikut. Download dan Install, seluruhnya gratis untuk digunakan.

    We're Moving Forward.

    This Site Is No Longer Supporting Out-of Date Browser.

    If you are viewing this message, it means that you are currently using Internet Explorer 8 / 7 / 6 / below to access this site. FYI, it is unsafe and unable to render the latest CSS improvements. Even Microsoft, its creator, wants you to install more modern browser.

    Best viewed with one of these browser instead. It is totally free.

    1. Google Chrome
    2. Mozilla Firefox
    3. Opera
    4. Internet Explorer 9
    Close