Treasure Island

Faith Elizabeth Brigham

(May 14,1953 / Pittsburgh, PA)

All I Want


the sun, the sun
the sun will rise
just like always
i'll wake, i'll wake
i'll wake alone
without you there
and say a prayer


i'll wonder, i'll wonder
i'll wonder where
you are right now
i'll pray, i'll pray
you're happy now
that's what i want


are you, are you
are you happy now
i would be glad
if you just knew
that's all i want
that's all i want

Submitted: Thursday, December 30, 2004

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  • Duncan Wyllie (5/29/2006 6:06:00 PM)

    I did like the hope skip and a jump feel to this and It reminds me of a happy school yard rhyme
    Very simplistic in design and very beautiful
    Love Duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (9/25/2005 2:40:00 PM)

    Oh Faith, do you suffer from a stammer! I was feeling quite sorry for you in case this was so. I found it a little disjointed with this repeat process but have read some of your other work and it's a little different this one. What I read of some of the others is nice. Sincerely Ernestine Northover (Report) Reply

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