Treasure Island

Ernestine Northover

(25th March 1943)

Come Talk With Me


Come talk with me of many a thing,
Of autumn hues, and the buds of spring,
Of cloudy skies and the sunshine's beams,
The sharp reality, and the gentle dreams.

Come talk with me of joyful times,
Of fun and laughter and pantomimes,
Of life's sweet pleasures, delights and thrills,
But not of sadness or our earthly ills.

Come talk with me of love and bliss,
Of how we felt on our first kiss,
Of when we two became as one,
And our life together became fine-spun.

Come talk with me of everything,
Of bees and birds upon the wing,
Of nature's rare beauty all around,
Things that can so, the mind, astound.

Come talk with me, converse a while,
Of precious thoughts that raise a smile,
Of remembering something that is really true,
That you're here for me and I'm here for you.

Submitted: Sunday, October 08, 2006
Edited: Thursday, October 14, 2010

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  • Fay Slimm (10/16/2008 7:00:00 AM)

    Just found this one Ernestine and I love the form and flow of the piece and of course the subject which is so tenderly expressed. Altogether unforgettable. a 10+ from me. xx (Report) Reply

  • Meggie Gultiano (10/13/2007 5:00:00 AM)

    You have beautifully captured the feelings you shared with your love one.. I am so blessed reading this, Ern..so lovely, i am teary eyed..top marks and thank you for sharing this..love you..
    hugs,
    meggie (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (10/8/2006 2:07:00 PM)

    What a lovely lyrical write! Praise for the music in your soul which you have shared so generously with your readers.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Duncan Wyllie (10/8/2006 9:16:00 AM)

    A bond of close friendship between a loving couple perhaps, carefully thoughtout with love
    Thankyou Ernestine for sharing your art
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

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