Treasure Island

michael warburton


Tears for the Rainbow


The sweet rain of Summer falls anew
melting Winter's ice cold heart
the breath of warm air gently awakens
the living corpse that was my due

The deathwatch beetle creeps into my soul
vanquishing hope to the corridors of the past
a shaft of light in the unhallowed gloom
is drowned by murderous billowing clouds.

Submitted: Thursday, March 08, 2012
Edited: Monday, March 26, 2012

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  • Jt Kaniarz (3/8/2012 7:08:00 AM)

    From past readings of discriptive poems your is a beautiful understand descriptive poem congrats 11 out of 10 keep up the good work (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (3/8/2012 7:05:00 AM)

    This is a fantastic poem based on an excellent theme, the flow is like a wind, I like the poem...please read mine ‘’I want to die’’ (Report) Reply

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