Treasure Island

John Mcgrath

(1 June 1935 – 22 January 2002 / Scotland)

Song


And when our streets are green again
When metalled roads are green
And girls walk barefoot through the weeds
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  • Marie Shine (1/19/2009 8:59:00 AM)

    What a BEAUTIFUL poem John. Full of beautiful images. You are an artist who paints beautiful pictures with your words. A very worthy 10 rating from me. (Report) Reply

  • John Raubenheimer (11/6/2008 2:51:00 PM)

    A poem I love to return to. A touchstone. I collected it in 'My Favourite Poems' when I first joined Poemhunter, and whenever I am feeling jaded, tired of the huge mountain of poetry saying READ ME, READ ME, I remember this one, Song... Thank you for it. (Report) Reply

  • Stephanie Mcgrath (7/26/2007 8:38:00 AM)

    This poem is nice thanks for sharing hope u write more you have the same name as my granda he passed away

    if you get the chance please read the poem i wrote for him
    MY GRANDA MR FISHERMAN

    take care Stef xx (Report) Reply

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