Captain Cur

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Picking Daisies In The Sun, love poems Poem by Captain Cur


I tossed a love poem to the sea,
I told it swim, my words, I let you free.
They came to rest upon an isle's golden sand,
they declared not that they were written by my hand.
She read the grains while picking daisies in the sun
an unknown heart I'd never know I'd won.

Gladly do I part with thee
words of love given to the sea.
Awash on shores of lonely sand
etch in grains with unknown hand.
I know one whose heart is free
will give her love to the guileless sea;
if our worlds should combine by fate
my sails will call and I will wait,
I shall smell the sweet flowered air
and weave fresh daisies through her hair.

I read a love poem in the sand
that wrote itself with unknown hand.
I felt although a mystery
those words of love were meant for me.
I looked upon the glistening waves
and heard his song and said his name.
On a great ship he sailed alone
and to his heart I now belong.
I gathered all my daisies round,
and fashioned him a living crown.

Submitted: Friday, May 3, 2013
Edited: Monday, May 13, 2013

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,251 Points Piyush Dey (7/29/2014 10:25:00 AM)

    i appreciate this wonderfully expressed verse a lot.
    a intense write woven with craft. nice write,
    keep writing. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,741 Points Heather Wilkins (5/25/2013 5:47:00 PM)

    A beautiful love story nicely written. Each stanza is a story within itself. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,741 Points Heather Wilkins (5/25/2013 5:45:00 PM)

    each is a lovely poem within its self. A beautiful story of love, nicely writtren (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,053 Points Hazel Durham (5/12/2013 8:48:00 AM)

    Just beautiful, so romantic written with great panache! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 469 Points Yasmeen Khan (5/11/2013 1:02:00 AM)

    A beautiful composition is penned in a classic manner. Love is reciprocated through mighty waves and words of poesy transfer into daisies....a poem...a wreath, it's a lovely write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,313 Points Valsa George (5/5/2013 6:14:00 AM)

    The reciprocality of two hearts in love! Even in alien shores, true love identifies itself! So very imaginative and beauteously romantic! ! Greatly enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,523 Points Diane Hine (5/4/2013 10:09:00 PM)

    Could be wonderful lyrics for a folk song. Reminds me of making daisy chains as a child. Beautifully written. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 320 Points Poetheart Morgan (5/4/2013 1:39:00 PM)

    A poem on the bottle it found a love. Unknown and perfect! That is the way i see! ! ! Beautiful story (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points David Wood (5/4/2013 12:25:00 PM)

    A brilliant poem by any standard. You are a true wordsmith. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points David Wood (5/4/2013 12:15:00 PM)

    What lovely words to your gentile poem. A great piece of work that is soft focus yet lively. (Report) Reply

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