Treasure Island

Linda Ori

(08/13/1945 / UTAH)

' One Fine Day


We'll be together one fine day
Though life has turned our hair to gray
And we've missed the tender touch of youth
But not the warm embrace of truth;

The course was set before we knew
That you were me, and I was you,
And though our paths took different turns
The passion deep within us burns;

Like fleeting memories yet unknown,
A beacon shines that draws us home
To all that's real when there is doubt,
To remind us what life's all about;

Though passion blossoms when we're young,
The sweetest songs remain unsung
Until we find that perfect sound -
When the missing note is finally found;

Shall we complete this symphony,
This timeless tale of you and me,
Don't let the music fade away -
We'll be together one fine day.


7/27/2009
(revised from original version written 1/2002)

Submitted: Monday, July 27, 2009
Edited: Monday, July 27, 2009

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  • Kaila George (7/9/2012 2:22:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful write, I was actually huming One Fine day the song...not sure why, but I feel like a nooby next to your writing, once again thank you for the write. (Report) Reply

  • Ben Gieske (8/7/2009 4:20:00 PM)

    Very nicely expressed.

    Though passion blossoms when we're young,
    The sweetest songs remain unsung
    Until we find that perfect sound -
    When the missing note is finally found;

    Shall we complete this symphony

    A very nice way to look at life. Ben (Report) Reply

  • Sathyanarayana M V S (8/5/2009 1:27:00 PM)

    So tender is the love
    With age matures
    more and more like
    old wine, giving that sweet / bitter taste
    Beautiful poem (Report) Reply

  • Nimal Dunuhinga (8/1/2009 10:53:00 AM)

    A fine poem with a tender music that grabs the reader's heart well!
    Love hasn't any age restrictions...................night is still young my fair Lady! (Report) Reply

  • Shashendra Amalshan (7/28/2009 12:33:00 AM)

    hello ma'am! ! ! ! !

    hi! ! ! ! how are you? ...
    you know what universty is closed! ! !
    I dont know whether to be happy or not.. but i m at home killing time...

    and just read this beautiful piece.// this one is musical indeed..
    it always helps my mind when i read such ones, ma'am...
    hope you are okay! ! ! !

    with lots of love
    shan (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Stirk (7/27/2009 5:33:00 PM)

    Lovely and meaningful poem. The second and fifth verses are brilliant. A pleasing journey through life
    Steve The Ancient (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (7/27/2009 5:30:00 PM)

    You know, Midnight, it only took me 3 1/2 years to conclude it....but you DO have a natural penchant for:
    ''Picture Perfect'' Metre/Rhythm, my dear Midnight.... as so displayed above.
    You have heard of course the tune from The Beatles famed Sgt. Peppers album,
    ''Lovely Rita'', that goes, ''Lovely Rita, meter maid, sing us a song about ya'....''
    Wellllll, say hello, to yet another title? alias/aka, FjR developed, of course...
    Midnight Metre M(ade) Magnificent!

    FjR (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (7/27/2009 4:37:00 PM)

    It reminds me of John Keats' lines 'Heard melodies are sweet/ but unheard melodies are sweeter! ' Nice poem! (Report) Reply

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