Treasure Island

Renita Dawn Clarke

(Linthicum, Maryland)

Seeing


How bright is it that
sits in it's own nights sky
and seems to wait to be viewed
from below.

It is in this I wish to take
flight and embrace just once the
canvas of everlasting beauty.

Embellished is the essence,
I wish to sore within and to
embody the magic of such a place
not found here on earth.

Man has yet to defy the creation
of such a sight, making none, a
contribution to all that he has made.

And this I never wish to see
him try and engage, but only to view
the harmonious ballad the God has
placed before my eyes
.

Submitted: Thursday, January 02, 2003

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