Treasure Island

Airda Jones

(Sept.17,1988 / US)

Are You Lonsome Tonight?


How could I forget
That night we spent
Especially when you suddenly
Just up and left

I awoke with a chill
All alone in a dark room
Hardly believing that
You would leave me so soon

The only thing there was
To show you weren't a dream
Was the impression in the pillow
Lying right beside me

And the moon's cold
Blue rays shown bright
Assuring me that lonesome
Had found me that night

I tried so hard to
Close my eyes to imagine
What it would have been like
If you were there when I had awoken.

Submitted: Friday, August 08, 2008

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  • Kesav Easwaran (5/1/2009 4:10:00 AM)

    a profound piece...love always tells its stories in unique different ways...one like this as i find...10 (Report) Reply

  • Kiran Raza (8/8/2008 10:18:00 AM)

    this is very deep.
    I thought about it and for a while and as I kept on reading it over and over I was able to feel everything that was going on.
    thank you for posting this. (Report) Reply

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