Treasure Island

James Casey

(11June 1940 / Binghamton, New York)

Seasons Of Life

Seasons Of Life

Spring, was my childhood days, full of freedom, fun,
Innocent bliss, carefree thoughts, only sun.

An upbringing, that can be faulted, at times, was swept away.
Deserted by a family, harmful things, weren't at bay.

Summer, was my teenage years, alone, at just sixteen.
Living with, what's thrown my way, there was, no in between.

Hopes and dreams, shattered, With no priorities, in my life.
I had to hide away, my tears, no mother for my strife

Along speeds, the Autumn, Divorced, with children grown,
Recovering, from an illness, Family near, but still alone.

Now, a woman strolled, into my heart, and changed, my world, again.
Carefree times are here for me, laughter now, not pain Amen.

I live each day, as it comes, keeping a rein, on my bad dreams.
Knowing, my life, Will never again be torn apart at the seams

When Winter, comes a knocking, I know, I've reached my goal,
And will be, looking through the eyes, Of a re-generated soul

Jim 2000

Submitted: Sunday, December 26, 2010
Edited: Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Just remembering, my childhood, playing in the sun. sent to an orphanage at 10, in jail at 15, then still alone at sixteen, no mother to stand with me. in Autumn 4 children, divorced, discovering I've had PTSD for many years thanks to my second wife. waiting for winter still alive and somewhat at peace with myself.

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