Treasure Island

Midnights Voice

(November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

I and You


I am the air that embraces the feathers of your wings
When I sleep at night you bring me dreams

I am the first rays bursting forth on a cloudy day
You are the open ocean's windy white spray

I am the cold distance between every star
You are my fiery heat I feel from afar

I am the glazen white light from the dust of the moon
You're looking back and saying, 'Come catch me real soon.'

I am the glisten as light shines through the rain
You are the Magi whose hands heal all my pain

I am the father before there was time
You are the mother as eternity unwinds

They say it is written in stone on the walls
I say it is unwritten that tells to me all

Submitted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, October 09, 2012

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  • Heather Wilkins (6/1/2013 6:57:00 PM)

    a beautiful write you and I. this is very touching. written with a lot of depth. I am the glisten as light shines through the rain you are the Maji whose hands heal all my pain. lovely imagery. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (8/21/2012 10:31:00 PM)

    I and You..the title is mirror imaging my poem You and I..hahhaha, the poem so beautifully done, soft arragement and it really a nice tone..I cant say yes and no to agree in all words, but i enjoyed all...I love the last couplet most, how clever you interpret it..very smart! haha, thanks for your beautiful poem! _Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (8/14/2012 10:07:00 AM)

    Like a feather, the poem is floating in the air of spiritual love. Just can say WOW poem! 10+++ (Report) Reply

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