Treasure Island

Peter Vealey

(16th March 1952. / Hertfordshire)

To old lovers anywhere.


I am miles away.
Like an old dearly loved obscure song.
A different town.
A different time.
Do not look the same,
Only worse.
The high street would say.
I am miles away!
Not the same person you cared for,
Our little niche was then.
Tucked away in cupboards
Of photos and love poems discarded.
Matierals of long ago.
I drive in a car
Like a lost soul.
Looking for a kindred spirit.
Fearful of another lightless winter.
Waiting for a ship called destiny,
Not seen around here lately.

Submitted: Thursday, November 20, 2008
Edited: Thursday, November 20, 2008

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  • Yvonne Rautenbach (5/27/2009 2:25:00 PM)

    Aaah Peter those were the days... where are you by the way tucked away in a cupboard or what have not heard from you lately! (Report) Reply

  • Kaci Souisa (11/20/2008 11:17:00 AM)

    'Waiting for a ship called destiny, Not seen around here lately. ' has to be my favorite line. A great refelctive poem. ^_^ (Report) Reply

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