David DeSantis

(01/29/85 / Utica, NY)

***An Island


On an island
i met you
in my dreams
one night

and the moonlight
before us
it danced through
your starlight

as the sun woke
around us
and palms swayed
through tree tops

A smile
i gave you
came crashing
with the waves

and im happy
for the first time
with the sunrise
before me

to see you
even a dream
the blue sky
she calls us

to have known you
one time
as we walk
a boardwalk

I hand you
bright beads
you wear them
your neckline

and we smile
together
drum beats
and congas

surrounded by
people
im lost in
your eyesight

and the beauty
of a face
i’ve seen like
no other

to see you
even a dream
the blue sky
before us

to have known you
one time
as we walk
this boardwalk

A fisher
finds his catch
children
feed seagulls

and you here
is all i need
on an island
in a dream

Submitted: Sunday, February 22, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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  • Eddie Roa (3/1/2009 1:09:00 AM)

    This is something similar to a Copacobana scenario. I like the rhythm particularly. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Onelia Avelar (2/24/2009 9:18:00 AM)

    For me the good poem is a dream island, when reading it i must feel that i am leaving the place where i am. That is why I like to read poetry and that is why i like this piece very much - it makes me travel far away. Your easy flow of words made my travel a pleasure. mmmm, very harmonious piece...
    Peace,
    onelia (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 77 Points C. P. Sharma (2/24/2009 7:43:00 AM)

    ha ha ha a good dream land. Isn't every man an island in himself, especially when he is with his sweetheart? Really enjoyed your poem.10/10
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 77 Points Emancipation Planz (2/22/2009 10:12:00 PM)

    Just imagine if your dream got muddled up and you ended up in AnIs land...
    haha! ! ! ... I'd love the spirited plastered effects you'd come up... for sure...: ~) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 77 Points Catrina Heart (2/22/2009 9:49:00 PM)

    and you here
    is all i need
    on an island
    in a dream
    -------
    Wow! ! ! ! ! ! fantacy island with the one you love...sigh! wish to dream always even in day time break.........loved your slim poem...10+++++++++++ (Report) Reply

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