Treasure Island

Mandi Ducroq

(9 April 1974 / Cape Town)

Blue eyed stranger


We don't know each other at all
We may as well be on opposite sides of a wall
But I've noticed you and I know you've seen me
I see your sadness and I can't let it be

A smile that could light up a stormy night
If you let it show, a personality so bright
Eyes as blue as a summer sky
So insecure, you seem so shy

Don't be scared, I just want to know
What makes you so sad, that you don't want to show
I don't think you even realise
The pain I see reflected in beautiful blue eyes

Just let it out, talk to me
A soul in distress, I can't let it be
I want to be a friend, perhaps a little more
I'm giving you the key, be brave, open the door

Submitted: Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Edited: Friday, February 04, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Blue eyed stranger by Mandi Ducroq )

Enter the verification code :

  • Lolita Hiroshi (8/31/2007 12:19:00 AM)

    i've been foolish enough to take those words, though, not in the same form and put them into action. It's not easy revealing the past. And it gets harder everytime the door is open, then a cold wind closes the door. Once you have that trust, you can bet you have her love, her heart, but not all her mind. One thing about trying to be strong is that every once in a while you won't ask for help.
    i keep jumping from this to that... you might not even understand this.... but i am sure there is someone out there who does. :)

    i love this poem :) for i was on the other side of the wall. (Report) Reply

  • Little Mo (4/4/2007 4:35:00 AM)

    Another fabulous write, to be handed the key is the easy bit, I mean accepting it, but actually using it is another thing! many loiter just beyond the door forever. Brilliant write. (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Not Just You, Fariza Nur Shabrina
  2. Cry of the Unwanted, Fariza Nur Shabrina
  3. Beneath the Words, Fariza Nur Shabrina
  4. Believe, Fariza Nur Shabrina
  5. One-way Mirror, Fariza Nur Shabrina
  6. An Invitation, Doyen Lingua
  7. Bougainvillea, Col Muhamad Khalid Khan
  8. Enamored Love, Lilly Emery
  9. October Skies, Lilly Emery
  10. What if, Chris Zachariou

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Amy Lowell

 

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. A Thought, Robert Louis Stevenson
  9. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  10. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]