Treasure Island

Charles McMullen

(24th March 1955 / Eastleigh, Hampshire.)

Cherish


People at ease,
Coming and going as they please,
Why this longing to be near the sea?
Missing having you with me,
To share our feelings about the world,
And why the seashells are so pearled.
But alas your alone in your home,
While I’m here to see the foam.
Is it fair the car must go back?
Or is it courage I lack?
Surely my health is important too,
And your caring for me has made us two!

Submitted: Monday, August 08, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, August 09, 2011

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