Treasure Island

Sonya Florentino

(Manila, Philippines (residing NYC))

# # # In My Mind's Eye


IN MY MIND’S EYE

I take a breath
I take a step
And look as far as I can see
Then close my weary jaded eyes
To dream (of you and me)

I take a breath
Another step
Upon this crumbling patch of earth
But in my mind
I have heaven-bound wings

© 2009 Sonya Florentino

Submitted: Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Edited: Sunday, January 03, 2010

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  • Ritty Patnaik (12/14/2009 12:25:00 PM)

    dear sonya....mind soars up in love and takes wings to fly.lovely poem, enjoyed reading it..best wishes
    ritty (Report) Reply

  • george george (12/6/2009 3:32:00 PM)

    Exquisite verse about the power of love! I read it over several times. Very enjoyable and well written. Good job! (Report) Reply

  • nomad omnia (12/5/2009 7:55:00 AM)

    I like this one Sonya, rythmic and simple, the opening verse makes me start to smile. But the second verse falters, then 'crumbling'...breaks down in sadness.
    Can you roll it back...pick up the positive thread? (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (12/1/2009 9:58:00 AM)

    I love the simple language in this. The heaven-bound wings is a colorful image too.
    'I take a breath
    Another step
    Upon this crumbling patch of earth'
    it's just perfection. (Report) Reply

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