Treasure Island

Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

(July 12,1952 / New York City)

August Hands


Destiny's child knows his hour
Treasured as Infinity's hand
Child of the wind sweeps eternal
A gypsy's twirl on the land

A brief respite from the minute
As charted by these hands
Retrieved the king and pawn, forgiven
Humbled by Eternity's hand

Each bequeathed a legacy
Time's anchor in the sand
And infinite love imparts
Hope's echo of the man

As is written in the stars
The vessel is bound to land
Mirrored the return of an image
Your ghost plays Destiny's hand.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 03, 2008

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  • Yash Shinde (4/3/2014 11:57:00 PM)

    ........imagery gives life to this poem...........you are truly wonderful write.................I invite you to read.....To bosom thee.I'll rise......and comment your views... (Report) Reply

  • Sylva Portoian (12/11/2011 5:59:00 AM)

    It is true we are ghost
    Till we leave the earth
    Evaporate
    Leaving a shadow
    That will melt...

    Lorraine you have endless imagination...
    Write and run through without exhaustion...
    But your name is too long for me to learn
    I will call 'Lorraine without exhaustion...' (Report) Reply

  • Cj Heck (8/5/2009 8:30:00 PM)

    You're a very talented writer, Lorraine. This is excellent and a pleasure to read. Your imagery paints such wonderful pictures in the mind.
    Warmest regards,
    CJ Heck (Report) Reply

  • bernadette Nolan (10/24/2008 8:21:00 AM)

    Hi Lorraine. Thank you so much for reading my poems and I appreciate your oopinion. It gave me some confidence. Just read 'August Hands'. Your choice of words was excellent. A great read. Some day I hope I will be as good as you! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Tj Becker (9/21/2008 7:28:00 PM)

    Bravo! everything about this was nice. Your use of words excellent, the flow grand and your rhyme perfect. Great write: -) (Report) Reply

  • samar Halabi (9/6/2008 10:48:00 AM)

    really great and wonderful poem full of the golden meanings I really enjoyed it
    Thanks a lot (Report) Reply

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