Treasure Island

Damian Cranney

(27/09/1949 / Liverpool)

The Unlit Road


Let explorers go where they will,
l have discovered my paradise in thee,
New worlds do not me, with interest fill
For you have set my roaming spirit free,

Of distant lands I dream no longer,
And I cannot think of elsewhere being,
As my passion grows, the bonds get stronger,
your presence blesses me with seeing.

You light up the road, I now must follow,
Before you were there, the road was dim,
But anywhere, without you, would be Hollow
And parting, be it but an hour, is merely an interim.

Submitted: Monday, June 10, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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  • Roseann Shawiak (3/9/2014 10:56:00 PM)

    When you finally meet the love of your life, the road ahead becomes brighter when you're with them.
    Being separated even for a short time becomes intolerable and difficult. Your expression of feelings
    and emotions is excellent and right on the mark each time. Love reading your poems. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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