Treasure Island

Hazel Durham


Cloudburst


Memories of you, like opening a window to a view,
Always so new,
Hills, valleys slumbering in the mystique,
Of the midday sun,
Ancient wells, church bells,
Sounds echoing across the lonely fells,
With my endless tears of loss,
Your words flow like the rivers of past times,
Caressing, mystical chimes,
Whispers rebounding, over the wind blown ocean,
Desires floating on a garland of flowers,
In turbulent motion,
Sweet scent, grassy, earth like,
Rising upwards, where birds fly, surmising,
Lingering in the murmur, of my terrible heartache,
You ended our relationship, with accusing words,
On your lips,
A cloudburst of endless reasons,
Even in a sunny season!

Submitted: Friday, March 22, 2013

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  • Yash Shinde (3/13/2014 11:01:00 AM)

    a poem..that swiftly flows through rivers...clouds...churches....n so on...composed beautifully...... (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/23/2013 12:07:00 PM)

    Very touching poem. Emotions very beautifully portrayed..Memories never pass away especially if it was deeply hurt...Beautiful poem.Loved it, Hazel.. (Report) Reply

  • Maya Hanson (4/7/2013 5:26:00 PM)

    This painted an entire picture for me. You couldn't have said it better in a whole book Hazel! ! !
    ~mye3 poet (Report) Reply

  • Maya Hanson (4/7/2013 5:25:00 PM)

    This painted an entire picture for me. You couldn't have said it better in a whole book Hazel! ! !
    ~mye3 poet (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (4/2/2013 10:20:00 AM)

    It sings of bitter-sweet memories of life. Memories are candles that flicker on the winds of time but never pass away, ....very emotional and romantic, Hazel (Report) Reply

  • Karen Degnan-foiles (3/30/2013 3:09:00 PM)

    Nice poem Hazel... It flowed nicely. It's sad when a relationship ends, hope things are better for you.: -)

    ~Karen (Report) Reply

  • Sayeed Abubakar (3/24/2013 6:45:00 AM)

    Memories of you, like opening a window to a view,
    Always so new
    - - - - - - - -
    very good rhyming and good sense (Report) Reply

  • Musfiq Us Shaleheen (3/23/2013 10:10:00 PM)

    Cats and dogs rain flooded,
    over river flood plain
    Clouds are spreading with,
    firing through the sky, again and again-


    very good work Hazel.... (Report) Reply

  • Vizard Dhawan (3/23/2013 2:05:00 AM)

    nice poem with the most suitable title...a great write..superb..do read my some of the poems and do comment on them... (Report) Reply

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