Treasure Island

David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

The Bay


A silver finger of moonlight
stretches across the bay
highlighting tiny boats
tugging at their moorings
in a bid to be set free.
It silhouettes two lovers
sitting on the shore
fighting at the restraints of love
in a bid to set them free.
The silver finger shimmers
on ripples from a breeze
as around the bay is silence
waiting for the dawn
to remove its gag
and set its sounds free.

20 March 2010

Submitted: Monday, March 22, 2010
Edited: Saturday, February 12, 2011

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