Treasure Island

Mark R Slaughter


Image


In vivid recall - 'gainst the many years -
That image captured by my eyes and stored
Upon that first and stunning view: your face.
Now deep inside my neural memory chest,
For me to glance a smile when time is tight,
Or study wildly – still in disbelief –
When life has paused and turmoil takes a break.
Who needs a photograph when I can blink?
And there you are: that blonde of twenty years -
Standing; smiling... at me, of all menfolk.




Copyright © Mark R slaughter 2009

Submitted: Saturday, April 11, 2009
Edited: Thursday, May 12, 2011

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  • Marie Shine (4/14/2009 8:20:00 AM)

    I LOVE this beautiful poem Mark.
    It is true that images imprint themselves indelibly in our minds, ours to recall at will - WONDERFUL.
    A 10 from me. (Report) Reply

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