Treasure Island

Tygrr Robertson

(January 19,1970 / Seattle Wa.)


I saw you first
on a summer's day
You fluttered by
without delay
To work to work
you had to be
Does she work
here with me?

I knew you were special
right away
Your love of life
eclipsed the day
Drawn to you
like a moth to a fire
Visions of you
brought me desire

I made my first move
in the walk-in cooler
That pickup line
should have got me no further
From that moment,
our friendship grew
It wasn't too long
until I fell in love with you

My love for you
has grown so strong
But if I kept you
would that be so wrong?
My love for you
is bitter sweet
You unable to give
what I yearn to keep

Flutterby Butterfly
I want to keep you near by
But if I did that
you would wither and die
My love for you
lives till this day
So flutterby Butterfly
flutter away...
Until the next time flutterby my way

Submitted: Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Edited: Sunday, March 20, 2011
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  • Jack Tex (7/14/2007 4:05:00 AM)

    It feels like WOW, the way you keep the rhyme in this hot poem is really something, I like it and wanna thank you for sharing it. Keep up the good work.

    All the best
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