Treasure Island

leonard daranjo


(1) All Things Must Pass


Like voices drifting in a corridor
Like the sea swishing in ebb tide
Like a diaphanous sun drooling listlessly
In the mid western sky
Like a deflocculating asteroid
In the earth’s atmospherics
Like withering leaves
In an autumn embrace
Like a necklace of bleeding
Stars in space
The evanescence of time
Emblazons its hieroglyphic signature
And passes on

Submitted: Thursday, September 13, 2007
Edited: Friday, April 08, 2011

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  • Abha Sharma (4/22/2008 3:05:00 AM)

    A sachet full of beautiful similes mostly metaphysical covering the three entities of nature Earth, Water and Sky…and pictographic imagery to deconstruct time… and its engraved emblems on human life and universe….only a great poet can speculate and create such lines…and this is you…very impressive and intellectual….. (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (9/22/2007 2:26:00 AM)

    As Robert Frost once wrote, 'Nothing gold can stay'. But moments can be captured
    and held forever in the landscapes of the mind. Beautiful write, Leonard.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Alison Cassidy (9/14/2007 2:28:00 AM)

    A treasure trove of bewitching images introduces this inspirational piece about the inexorable journey of life. Beautiful poetry. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

  • Hubcap Shithead (9/14/2007 2:10:00 AM)

    Like a necklace of bleeding
    Stars in space
    The evanescence of time
    Emblazons its hieroglyphic signature
    And passes on

    you have an amazing way with words.... seamlessly adding a thought to last over a last time..take care daranjo.. blissfull poetry. (Report) Reply

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