Treasure Island

Susan Lacovara

(1963 / New York)

Two Brothers, One Roof


That I, so well, tonight might sleep
Two brothers, one roof, their dreams to keep
Wrapped warm together, both heartbeats pound
While mine's, at rest...they're safely sound.

One flew, to join the other's nest
So envious, left grounded, I must confess
How happiness hosts just greeting other's
One roof, one lifetime shared, two brothers.

Submitted: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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(10/20/13) For Rich, leaving the New York skyline...To join up with Dom,
in the Florida sunshine...I would have loved to stow away....Too much love, to my Two Brothers...Dream, like you did, when we were children and tomorrow...SKIP! ! ! PEACE

Comments about this poem (Two Brothers, One Roof by Susan Lacovara )

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  • Anthony Burkett (2/2/2014 11:57:00 AM)

    Possibly the most valuable possession we own is our love of family... it's so nice to spread around.. and most wonderful to hear about. (Report) Reply

  • Danny Draper (10/22/2013 12:22:00 AM)

    To look upon the love between others for which the poet is a part, with joy and peace and happiness for them, is refreshingly greater than its summed parts. A fine write in form and sentiment. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (10/21/2013 10:14:00 PM)

    Hopeful in this write, a sibling always a sibling to other no matter how hard times they shared sometimes, even we sibling far in distance but same roof is the sky for us and earth is our home...just we live in far room...a beautiful poem Susan_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (10/20/2013 12:54:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful poem.
    Are they twins? Hope, their wives too will have similar compatible feelings. (Report) Reply

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