Treasure Island

Terry O'Leary


The Stone


The Tale below was carved one night,
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won't believe, but some just might
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  • Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan (10/17/2013 10:09:00 PM)

    Dear Terry, your poem should get the First Prize. This is the Only poem in the entire contest which made me read again and again - just for the sheer joy of the lilting, haunting lyrics. I myself would have written this poem in a different manner, but I am not sure if I would have the desired effect! I bow before your natural poetic talent. I think I have to learn a few poetic skills from you. I shall be surprised if you do not win. But you cannot predict anything in an Online Contest - which can be easily manipulated by cyber savvy poets! ! (See my poem Poem Hunter Contest Final to have an idea of how a contest can be manipualetd...) (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (10/17/2013 12:45:00 AM)

    poemhunter is playing tricks on me. i didn't get to vote for this on the contest page, and didn't think my comment had registered until i worked my way to the poet's page and found the comment is here. thanks for sharing. :) (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (10/17/2013 12:41:00 AM)

    not a new story i guess, but well-told. even not knowing all the words or understanding everything perfectly, i loved the flow and the great rhyming.
    i especially enjoyed
    The Raven sits, with wings outspread,
    Atop the Stone which shades the dead
    ...it sometimes shimmers ruby red
    .........it sometimes shimmers ruby red

    thanks for sharing. i give it excellent. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (9/21/2013 5:43:00 AM)

    Oh i again read and loved it again...the preface was so beautifully described, and it goes with wonderful, scary journey...and its fate who ended a life story at the end...i like the echoes sounds...Terry, this is a best work. hope the best is coming to you. loved it again for the second time_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Ray Quesada (4/9/2013 5:17:00 PM)

    This is truly brilliant - going on my favorites list. You are a truly talented writer, keep it up is all I can say! (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (3/21/2013 11:48:00 AM)

    A series that has a great link to each episode of writing, the melody of these writes just amazing! _Soul (Report) Reply

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