Treasure Island

Dilantha Gunawardana


A Mermaid Fantasy


Down to the waters woven in sapphires
With an infernal heart burning with desires
To wade on the gentle virgin sand
To hop in gaiety like an African eland
Gazing at an aquamarine garden
At the playground of the indomitable Poseidon
Hoping to catch a glimpse
Of the mystical beauty of an ocean’s sphinx
The torso of an earthly goddess
Yet a tail of a pelagic princess
With warm blood rushing pass the veins
And soft gingerly-combed manes
With lavender scales sculpted in clay
Brought to life in the tranquility of a secluded bay
As the eyes yearn for her evasive imprint
For the heart to accelerate to a sprint
The pursuit of a creature passionate and sassy
To inflame bonfires of a tempestuous fantasy
Then from the corner of the gazing eye
A lavender tail embraces the sky
Jumping across the azure-tinted heavens
As the surf of hope blissfully leavens
As a heart moist with desire chases a mermaid
Poseidon coveys his wrath in waters displayed
As the surging waves tempers the fiery desire
The heart laments in the absence of fire
As a magical fantasy plunges to the Indian ocean
All hope is lost of a tryst with a mythical mer-maiden

Submitted: Saturday, April 27, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Mermaid Fantasy by Dilantha Gunawardana )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The body of my Temple lays unswept;, David McLansky
  2. Feral Mother, Robert Rorabeck
  3. An Unborn Child, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. Euthanasia of Airplanes, Robert Rorabeck
  5. Spindrels of Cornucopia, Robert Rorabeck
  6. it's the little things that make love big, Mandolyn ...
  7. Time Frozen, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Time To Crash, Michael McParland
  9. Poetry Delivers, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  10. Near faint beneath golden limes, Mark Heathcote

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Must follow his trace, and all his wittes dress,
Virtue to love, and vices for to flee;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. Let America be America Again, Langston Hughes
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]