Treasure Island

oskar hansen


real art


Real Art

I woke up a blue neon light, outside my hotel room,
kept lightning up my space, I looked out and saw
a man in a cafe sitting by the counter eating a burger,
he had hat on and looked ca 1948.


Knew I was in an Edward Hopper painting but didn’t
want to be a part of his bleak cityscape of lone men
who live in cheap hotels and drink coffee in a cafe,
which clientele are lost souls like me.


I splashed water in my face adjusted my tie put my
hat on and walked out, a cab drove by looking for
a fare, I opened the cafe’s door, the man with hat had
gone, drank coffee and ate a doughnut.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (real art by oskar hansen )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Touch the Air Softly, William Jay Smith
  2. Dachshunds, William Jay Smith
  3. Sweet Home, Asit Kumar Sanyal
  4. Butterfly, William Jay Smith
  5. The readiness, hasmukh amathalal
  6. Seal, William Jay Smith
  7. Hindi Haiku ghazal (boond) हाइकू ग़ज़ल, S.D. TIWARI
  8. Behave like dog and not human, Aftab Alam
  9. A Pavane for the Nursery, William Jay Smith
  10. The Toaster, William Jay Smith

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Amy Lowell

 

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. A Thought, Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  6. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Warning, Jenny Joseph
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]