Treasure Island

Susy Evelyne

(Bristol)

Midnight, Mid June


Curtains not touching
daylight still flooding
an Inverness room.
Midnight, mid june.

Golden sky keeping
three friends from sleeping -
lying awake with daydreams
of crystal-clear streams

and old, rounded mountains,
waterfalls gushing fountains;
of lochs dark and deep
that with their secrets sleep.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Started as a 4-line micro-poem and grew as I remembered a tour of Scotland with my friends, at twenty...

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  • John Brown (7/25/2014 8:32:00 AM)

    I like it Susy, but I'm not sure about the word 'that' at the start of the last line. Could just be me of course, I'm no poetry, or grammar expert. (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Katona (6/19/2014 2:46:00 AM)

    Scottish streams, waterfalls, fountains, mountains, lochs, and golden sunlight.... You've brought together so many wonderful things. (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Katona (6/17/2014 12:05:00 PM)

    Susy, this poem is so beautiful! I feel like I'm in Inverness living one of my favourite dreams. I shall enjoy reading this again. (Report) Reply

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