Treasure Island

Ralph Hodgson

(9 September 1871 – 3 November 1962)

After


"How fared you when you mortal were?
What did you see on my peopled star?"
"Oh well enough," I answered her,
"It went for me where mortals are!

"I saw blue flowers and the merlin's flight
And the rime on the wintry tree,
Blue doves I saw and summer light
On the wings of the cinnamon bee."

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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