Treasure Island

Warren Falcon

(04/23/52 - xxxx / Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA)

Swoons In The Liquor Of Splash


Long in exile,
dizzy with The Path,
human beauty broken there beside,
in every field shy flowers want all
our windows and stoops to proudly
present themselves upon.

This only now but happy do I discover.

And I am old, my scent upon the wind
down human lanes where even dogs
take pleasure from the air, where
children play and narrow water flows
and petal by petal night and day the
joyous moon swoons in the liquor of
splash upon stones happy to be worn.

Submitted: Sunday, January 06, 2013
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This is an excerpt from a longer poem which seems to stand upon its own merit, a vignette. The longer poem is 'Even Happy Buddhas - Rumors Exist of Han Shan's Unfettered Inscriptions Of Wind' which may be read on the poemhunters site.

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