Treasure Island

Sulaiman Mohd Yusof

(Singapore)

Over The Rainbow


The morning rays of the Sun cling
On the upper bow of the Rainbow
Emerge after a moment ‘s dusk
Brown Pelicans and Western Gulls
Fly beneath the lower bow
That touches the water
Send fishes into hiding

As I walk along the white beach
Looking at the sea, the blue waters
Dance its way towards the golden sand
Shy away from the smiling horizon
Once, in a jubilant second, vessels across,
Scream their hearts out,
Ignite the nature’s garland
The Princess of the Sea,
Colorful as Galaxies dust
Catches watchful eyes off-guard


The seven colors spectrum is the senses
Nourishes the need and desire
Like a prism, it passes through every heart
Leaving the lights of absolution
Windward and crystallize

Red, orange, yellow
Life and love bestows
Green, blue, indigo
Ships of love embargo
Engaged for passion
Violet
Rhymes like couplet
One kiss,
Over the rainbow
Breaches the distance
Between friendship
And love

Submitted: Thursday, August 06, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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  • Saeid Hadavand (11/12/2009 4:32:00 AM)

    As I walk along the white beach
    Looking at the sea, the blue waters
    Dance its way towards the golden sand
    Shy away from the smiling horizon

    I like this part. It is very tender. (Report) Reply

  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (8/25/2009 9:04:00 PM)

    From: Kevin Webster (otego United States; Male; 15)
    To: Sulaiman Mohd Yusof
    Date Time: 8/25/2009 4: 33: 00 PM (GMT -6: 00)


    Subject: Re: over the rainbow


    your peom was great i thought it was peaceful in a diffenert way ^_^ your friend kevin webster (Report) Reply

  • Adam Holmes (8/25/2009 1:24:00 AM)

    Can I be honest? You asked me to comment on this poem so I will.. It isnt necessarily poorly written, but it seriously lacks originality and authentic voice. I didn't hate this poem, but it sure does feel like ive read it several times before (Report) Reply

  • Jessica Fellows (8/22/2009 4:53:00 PM)

    Hello there, I just read your poem over the rainbow. i especially like the lase verse, so many adjectives, it's great! You8 should read my poems and leave comments. Thanks a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Saane Pahulu (8/17/2009 3:46:00 PM)

    thats awesome loved it i could definitely see the rainbow you described! ! 10 from me (Report) Reply

  • Djinnga Fairbairn (8/17/2009 7:06:00 AM)

    Reading your lines....I see the rainbow...the beauty and harmony of colour...graceful and powerful...wispering melodies composed by the exquisite hand of Eternity.... (Report) Reply

  • Senamie Elisha (8/15/2009 11:23:00 AM)

    Beautiful, its definately going to remain a favourite for a long time.Thanks for sharing it with us (Report) Reply

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