Treasure Island

Guillermo Veloso

(September 25 1962 / New York City)

Somewhere Far Away


Somewhere an ocean spreads on a sleeping beach
Somewhere a wave falls red with krill
Somewhere a blue whale leaps in scaffold breach
Somewhere a tern paints an arctic sky
Somewhere the day is quiet, golden and still
Somewhere a man faces his death and asks why
Somewhere a pie cools just baked on a wooden sill

Submitted: Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Edited: Thursday, November 08, 2012

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  • Susan Lacovara (3/3/2014 2:48:00 PM)

    Somewhere....a place so often visited in the mind's eye of this poet's heart. Ahhh...To stow away in the stolen moments of somewhere' s surroundings. Thanks for allowing me to come along. PEACE (Report) Reply

  • Sara S (1/13/2010 2:41:00 PM)

    Somewhere a man faces his death
    And somewhere a pie cools on a wooden sill

    those last two lines have something special to them, a strange sort of parallel that makes you see... (Report) Reply

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