Treasure Island

Romeo Della Valle

(Ageless / Dominican Republic)

Speaking Out


Please, take me home,
I remember the address
And I am sure the place
Where happiness rests my price.
I knew all along,
I suppose, I stayed away,
I could not believe
That you wanted me to stay….

It preserved expectancy
To delay awhile
The distance of not knowing
Might change a tired mind…
I wanted to be prepared
But I’ll never be!
What does ‘ready’ have to do
With intimacy?

But really, I am out of chips,
This is my last deal,
One cannot continue to play
Against the rules…
Short little sputtering phrases
Do query express
Making one wonder
But I can not longer guess…

Submitted: Sunday, July 07, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 08, 2013

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  • Louis Cecile (7/29/2013 5:31:00 AM)

    A nice flow and open end with questions to make one think deeply. The sense of doubt and then understanding is nicely played out. (Report) Reply

  • Leaking Pen (7/25/2013 4:41:00 AM)

    Dear Romeo
    With so much fire and passion in your belly, any girl would be lucky to have you, not only you are a poet par excellance, but a true musician at heart, and who can say no to beautiful music in its almost pure form, nature has blessed you with a gifted spirit, your way is from the spiritual world, sooner or later, your love will transcend to you level and come around
    Truly
    Paul(Leaking Pen) (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (7/11/2013 3:21:00 PM)

    beautiful flow expression confession as a person with true heart and soul. beautiful write dear brother
    regards (Report) Reply

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