Treasure Island

David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Guiding Light


Like a lighthouse on a stormy night,
that shines bright for ailing ships,
to steer them to a friendly port.
I need a light to guide me,
to her awaiting arms.
A guiding light to lead me safely,
to her open door.
That I may end my search,
with love warmth evermore.

Submitted: Thursday, January 18, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, July 06, 2011

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  • Lisa Wilkinson (3/30/2007 5:09:00 AM)

    Very warm caring and unique words David, I like your style. Im hooked too. I think we are similar. Thanks for accidentally coming across my work! lol (Report) Reply

  • Alicia Patti (2/12/2007 4:31:00 PM)

    You are a true romantic, David: Your opening couplet is the best in the poem:

    'Like a lighthouse on a stormy night,
    that shines bright for ailing ships, ' Especially the 'ailing ships.' Great image.

    Keep up the good work.

    alicia (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (1/19/2007 1:10:00 AM)

    Excellent poem David, to find love for evermore, oh that sounds absolutely fabulous.-Melvina-- (Report) Reply

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