Treasure Island

Julie Dant

(August 7,1951 / Illinois)

Was it You?


I thought I sensed your presence
In the sultry southern night
Was it you? Were you there?

Was the breeze I felt upon my cheek
Your breath as you breathed a sigh?
Was it you?

I thought I heard you murmer
Among the moss draped oaks
Were you there?

Were you walking right beside me
Along that dusty moonlit road?
Were you?

I thought you made me shiver
One more time with just your touch.
Did you?

I thought I felt the pressure
Of your fingers upon my lips.
Was that you?

I f I had reached out quick enough
Would you have had to stay?
Would you?

High above these old live oaks
Are you watching over me?
Is it you? Are you there?

Submitted: Tuesday, October 09, 2007
Edited: Thursday, April 14, 2011

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  • Thad Wilk (8/2/2008 10:42:00 PM)

    I think it was he, who was watching over you! Great read Julie!
    A pleasure to read - indeed! !
    Best wishes,
    Friend Thad (Report) Reply

  • Andrew mark Wilkinson (10/9/2007 7:12:00 AM)

    Wonderful romantic number Julie, it reminds me of some one dear to me, i feel her with me in spirit all the time, your poem says it perfectly...10 (Report) Reply

  • Poison 9901 (10/9/2007 3:21:00 AM)

    Julie, This is absoulty beautiful. I could picture every stanza in my minds eye, and being from the south it was not hard to do. You have done a superb job on this write. I give you a large 10+
    'Keep on inking the Pages'
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