Treasure Island

Valerie Dohren

(13 January 1947 / Southport)


Ripples in the water
Teardrops in the snow
Footprints in the golden sand
Paintings by Van Gogh

Rain upon the window
Colours in the sky
Phantoms drifting through the night
Eagles as they fly

Music by Debussy
Hands that mould pink clay
Dreams that float like thistledown
Through the fleeting day

Stars set in the night sky
Asterisks of time
Shadows falling on the hills
Fossils in the slime

Poetry by Rimbaud
Words upon the page
Actors playing out their parts
‘All the world’s a stage’ …..

Submitted: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, March 04, 2014

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  • Patricia Northall (3/5/2014 2:40:00 PM)

    I like this very much. It speaks to me of happy memories that have left deep impressions
    thought of often. Very well written Valerie.
    Pat Northall (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (3/5/2014 6:48:00 AM)

    ..............beautiful penned great impressions so the touch of Van Gogh and Shakespeare...nicely done... (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Feldman (3/4/2014 7:54:00 PM)

    All I can say is GREAT!
    Very Impressed! ! !

    Perfect balance, perfect style
    And the thoughts are sure worth while,
    You're Impressions, they will last,
    For their greatness is so vast! (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Anderson (3/4/2014 12:36:00 PM)

    Mary said it and she is so right.I love your great economy with words. You are in tune with
    the better things of life. A tremendous flow, perfect in cadence, tops on my list (Report) Reply

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