Treasure Island

Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

(Baltimore, Maryland)

Pretty Little Brown Skin Girl


A song he said reminded him of me......He bought me the '45' recording as a gift...
'Pretty little brown skin girl' he said, oh how your eyes tantalize...
Then he'd say with a smile,
'Your lips are sweeter than honey'...
'You will be forever mine! He chanted to anyone that would listen,
'She is my one true love! ' He boasted...
'Pretty little brown skin girl with an enchanting smile! ' he whispered as we whiled away hours and hours and years of laughter and dancing...then
One day he went away...at no fault of his own...
Perhaps we will meet again in that new promised place and
he will know me...
His Pretty Little Brown Skin Girl..
Oh! We shared a treasured love!

Dorothy Alves Holmes
A Poet Who Loves To Sing


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Pretty Little Brown Skin Girl
A song he said reminded him of me......He bought me the '45' recording as a gift...
'Pretty little brown skin girl' he said, oh how your eyes tantalize...
Then he'd say with a smile,
'Your lips are sweeter than honey'...
'You will be forever mine! He chanted to anyone that would listen,
'She is my one true love! ' He boasted...
'Pretty little brown skin girl with an enchanting smile! ' he whispered as we whiled away hours and hours and years of laughter and dancing...then
One day he went away...at no fault of his own...
Perhaps we will meet again in that new promised place and
he will know me...
His Pretty Little Brown Skin Girl..
Oh! We shared a treasured love!

Dorothy Alves Holmes
A Poet Who Loves To Sing

Submitted: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013

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  • Sekharan Pookkat (8/30/2013 11:58:00 AM)

    your word are sweeter than honey
    And share the songs of true love
    oh how your eyes tantalize...
    To meet again in that new promised place (Report) Reply

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