Treasure Island

ANDREW BLAKEMORE

(01/01/1966 / BIRMINGHAM)

If Love Should Then Belong To Me


No blossoms brighter of the spring
No sweeter song the lark would sing,
When tulips may and daffodils
Would drape the fields and distant hills,
When bluebells bloom beneath the wood
Their sight would never seem so good,
A better place this land would be
If love should then belong to me.

The summer sky no deeper blue
No greater scene no better view,
When meadows in the sunlight shine
Should warm that lonely heart of mine,
And where the gentle stream does flow
My happiness would truly grow,
A better place this land would be
If love should then belong to me.

When trees of autumn did unfold
That never shone in finer gold,
Then make a carpet where I tread
To guide the way for me ahead,
The sight of purple heathered moor
Would seem much greater than before,
A better place this land would be
If love should then belong to me.

And when the winter snows shall fall
Across the ground and cover all,
To paint a picture there complete
Where dreams were never made so sweet,
And in the sky that crystal night
Where stars have never shone so bright,
A better place this land would be
If love should then belong to me.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, May 28, 2008

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  • Ernestine Northover (5/29/2008 11:41:00 AM)

    This one is so wonderful Andrew, a dream of a write and such a pleasure to read it. It is going to my favourites list right away. Excellence at its best.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • Abha Sharma (5/29/2008 11:41:00 AM)

    Nature is always at your dispense in your beautiful lines, pleasure to read,
    the refrain is still echoeing in mind...

    A better place this land would be
    If love should then belong to me.
    Abha (Report) Reply

  • Thad Wilk (5/28/2008 8:07:00 PM)

    Awesome poem Andrew! ! Sooo capturing, a pleasure my eyes to read! ! *10*! !
    Best regards, Friend Thad (Report) Reply

  • Lynda Robson (5/28/2008 2:42:00 PM)

    I echo Duncan's words here Andrew, this poem is so beautiful and touching, excellent wonderful writing,10 10 and another 10
    Lynda xxx (Report) Reply

  • Duncan Wyllie (5/28/2008 2:39:00 PM)

    I can think of Many who derserve love, you amomg them Andrew
    I keep finding myself wanting to thankyou for your greatest poem, the problem is that I keep wanting to say that on so many of your works, each new one that I read, seems more beautiful and more skillfull than the last

    THANKYOU, THANKYOU, THANKYOU

    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

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