Treasure Island

Antoinette Kopperfield


Poems of Antoinette Kopperfield

1. The Many Faces of Grief 8/3/2013
2. The Quill of Black 8/3/2013
3. The Throbbing Heart 5/29/2005
4. You are My Teacher 5/29/2005
5. You Dance When I Dance 5/29/2005

The Many Faces of Grief

You think you have it all together
then one day it hits you
like a rugged seacliff
with crashing waves.

It is a sound that is soothing, yet uncertain-
like a symphony with the clanging of cymbols
that never stops
like a train moving backward

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