Treasure Island

maria goodison

(06,10,1983 / perth scotland)

I miss you


I walked past your flat today and almost knocked on the door.
I thought I heard your voice and hoped to turn to see your face.
I almost called you on the phone,
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This is in memory of Colin, my brother.

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  • Jesus James Llorico (7/24/2013 8:27:00 PM)

    This poem touch my heart, can only be written by someone who
    experience pain of losing a love one. Love this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (7/24/2013 11:53:00 AM)

    A fine tribute poem, very well penned. Love the line: I walked past your grave tonight and left a smile by the side. Very poignant. (Report) Reply

  • Is It Poetry (7/20/2013 10:15:00 AM)

    Lovely Dear,
    it's as if you have
    taken a short cut
    through the window
    and it's face....iip (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (7/20/2013 8:33:00 AM)

    Maria, such beautiful words that have touched my heart. Colin already knows your beauty and would be proud of these words written for him. Thank you. I have saved these words that hold so much meaning. (Report) Reply

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