Treasure Island

Spike Milligan

(16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002 / Ahmednagar)

Eurolove


I cannot
and I will not
No, I cannot love you less
Like the flower to the butterfly
The corsage to the dress

She turns my love to dust
my destination empty
my beliefs scattered: Diaspora!

Who set this course - and why?
Now my wings beat -
without purpose
Yet they speed.............

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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  • Steve Cain (9/12/2006 4:19:00 PM)

    Spike shares with us his own experience of what we have all known at some time - unrequited love! Though by no means an innocent-in-love in his own life, he knew something of how the heart can sometimes prompt us towards one-sided, illogical and painful attachments. (Report) Reply

  • Michael Obrien (10/22/2004 12:12:00 PM)

    I give this so called poem 1 out of 10 because there is no zero, but I do like a lot of Spike's stuff (Report) Reply

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