Treasure Island

Leslie Philibert

(6th March 1954 / London, England)

Dig


Dig out your face from under the black cake;
count the trees or break the sleep of stones.
Lost the harmed eyes of earth, voiceless childe,
hidden the northern god of wood and rain.
Look for the wet box of photos, coins and string,
the old Ford and the hands of trunked dried roses.
Look for the broken mask, deep and young,
rootless in the dark leaf mess

Submitted: Sunday, April 14, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 04, 2013

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 (Dig by Leslie Philibert )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

New Poems

  1. Remaining Respectful, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  2. Loyal Friendship, Joseph T. Renaldi
  3. Invisible, Kimberly Joyce Roguis
  4. Separating Sorrow, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Subsequent Melody, Kimberly Joyce Roguis
  6. The Catalyst, Kimberly Joyce Roguis
  7. To Miss You, Kimberly Joyce Roguis
  8. Anderson, Kimberly Joyce Roguis
  9. Southward Bound, Joseph T. Renaldi
  10. Breathless Messages, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Footsteps of Angels, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]