Treasure Island

Fay Slimm

(Ageless. / in Cornwall U.K.)

Being Myself.


Being created by Love
To love life,
I grow daily
To love being myself.
Not ashamed
Of this fact, I no longer strive
To be some passionless
Grey soul, with helpless
Needs. - I feed on life.
Am 'passion revived'.
Wild joy overtakes me
At times, - elates me.
Pulsating energy
Helps me survive.
Infuses delight.
Transports me freely
To find, at the least excuse
A broad smile.
I know passion should
Never be joyless.
Passively giving in
Is defiling
To the 'me' that is myself now.
Quite buoyant
Am I, yet subtlely quiet
Inside, - cloaked
In commitment to love.
Heartbeat submitting
To nothing but pleasure
In giving, I now
Celebrate me, willingly.
Recycled maybe - - but
I like the new 'me'.

Submitted: Thursday, June 18, 2009
Edited: Friday, July 03, 2009

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  • Meggie Gultiano (7/2/2009 3:06:00 AM)

    I like the new 'me'.
    I love this line..very positive
    And i love the flow of your words..So gentle..

    Hugs,
    Meggie (Report) Reply

  • Smiley Hooker (6/28/2009 4:30:00 AM)

    You must be as God created you, Fay - special in His eyes - so there's no need to change. well expressed thoughts, I love it! : -) (Report) Reply

  • Juneil Sechico (6/25/2009 8:33:00 AM)

    heha! well expressed Fay....Very natural but the message us well shouted! It's nice to be you huh...! it's an art of simplicity indeed! two thumbs up for this loving lady! (Report) Reply

  • Eyan Desir (6/22/2009 5:09:00 AM)

    10s
    I Liked the flow of
    this easy to read
    Good job
    keep liking youself...

    ...Love doctor (Report) Reply

  • Bob Blackwell (6/21/2009 1:00:00 PM)

    We age, we experience more of life, we take in what we like, if the mix is right we must improve. But if we learn to love what life offers, notice all its charms, learn its lesson of share with all, we become a lovely caring person, just like you. I agree with you life is great. Bobx 10+ (Report) Reply

  • Shashendra Amalshan (6/19/2009 9:02:00 AM)

    hello Fay! ! !

    this is a great one for me indeed! ! ! ..i m sort of a trying to find who i am...i mean arent we all? ......well, some times i feel just being my self is not enough....for instance if we ask a drunkard to be yourself dear! ! he ll always stay as a drunkard...in such case we doo have to change for the better too.... this is a great write, and your poems seems to shine what a beautiful person you are 10+++

    with love
    shan (Report) Reply

  • Bob Gibson (6/18/2009 12:10:00 PM)

    you have always been you!
    finding yourself! is something new
    no deadlines to meet, live for today
    there's peace and love in your heart! Fay (Report) Reply

  • Sue Sie (6/18/2009 8:49:00 AM)

    Fay...You sound very happy with your new 'me'....and you sound
    like a lovely lady, your poem is lovely too...10++
    Sue (Report) Reply

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