Treasure Island

David McLansky

(5/24/1944 / New York City)

Riff On Olive Oil's Old Love

An old veteran in love's wars,
Bruised and battered,
My heart still sore;
My joints all creaking,
Blind as a bat,
And old campaigner,
Pelted and wracked;
Short of breath,
With limbs that shake,
My mind adrift
Not fully awake;
And yet I hear
Love's distant call,
A lilting tune
That does enthrall;
Slowly I rise,
Love's Knight adept,
And swagger forward
Like Johnny Depp.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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

What do you think this poem is about?

Topic(s): love lost

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 ( Riff On Olive Oil's Old Love by David McLansky )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Hata Bildir]