Treasure Island

Francis Duggan


James has returned to his old Hometown and gray now is his once dark hair
To end his life journey from where it started he has been in the big World out there
He has seen some strange things in his travels and to tell has strange stories more than a few
And that truth can be stranger than fiction so happens to only be true.

He keeps us entertained at the Local Pub with his stories from far away
From the crowded cities of Asia like Shanghai, Delhi and Bombay
And of his adventures in Europe in big cities distant from home
Like London and Berlin and Moscow, Amsterdam Paris and Rome

He has been to Canada and the cold Artic the wild Northlands of the midnight sun
And been to the U S cities of New York, L A and the gambling capital Vegas where far more money is lost than won
And he has seen the mighty Amazon the jewel in South America's crown
Flowing through the great Rainforest distant from the nearest Town.

James has returned to his Hometown for to grow old there and die
Where his Mum and Dad now rest in peace he to one day will lie
Ín the Local Pub at the weekends when he has had a few beers
He tells us of his great adventures in his younger and his restless years

Submitted: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (James by Francis Duggan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members.. Updates

New Poems

  1. King and Queen of Hearts, Philo Yan
  2. How can you rehabilitate us, Aftab Alam
  3. All Over, Edward Kofi Louis
  4. Haram II, Edward Kofi Louis
  5. Pick-Ups!, Edward Kofi Louis
  6. AK-47, Edward Kofi Louis
  7. Poem for Dwayne, Jenny Santiago
  8. Raschid, Edward Kofi Louis
  9. Cupcake capers, Roann Mendriq
  10. Dschamila, Edward Kofi Louis

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

AT last she comes, O never more
In this dear patience of my pain
To leave me lonely as before,
Or leave my soul alone again.... Read complete »


Member Poem

Trend Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. At Last She Comes, Robert Louis Stevenson
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trend Poets

[Hata Bildir]