Treasure Island

Michael Shepherd

(8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

! ! Spring Cleaning


O Sun,
you speak in metaphors

shining with a wintry discontent
grey-yellow on this dust

that dodged your view
until today

or perhaps, you are yourself
the brightest fiery metaphor of all

Submitted: Thursday, January 21, 2010

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