Treasure Island

Frank Bana


Because you wear gold


Sun coming through
A straw hat
Once I had money
Now it is lost
Strange you should be so unconcerned.
Tell me where to look
I have nothing to put my love in for you
Some tell me you are beautiful
There are many things you may not notice
Because you wear gold.

Submitted: Monday, September 26, 2005

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  • Sandra Fowler (7/31/2007 12:50:00 PM)

    Excellent write. The last line is especially poignant and meaningful. Take care.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Pia Andersson (7/24/2006 4:11:00 AM)

    Oh this is beautiful - sometimes when I find that a poem have a special beauty I dont want to worry about why, iI will let it be Your poem is painfully beautfiul -Pia (Report) Reply

  • Ruby Root (7/7/2006 1:28:00 PM)

    Hi Frank, I think money is not a big concern with people. It is there to survive. If someone only likes you for what you have they are not much of a person. Unless I read your poem wrong but this is how I interpreted your poem. Let me know. Excellent poem and take care. (Report) Reply

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