Treasure Island

Mark R Slaughter

Where Beauty Reigned

Remote of thought, as still of mist
Or dead of night for secret tryst;
In sense of calm that mind may clear
- No fright or flight nor beast to fear -
I lay atop the autumn dew,
When out of reach appeared a view:
A vista sweet of flowers red
To further charm my dozy head.

But then I chanced a glimpse of sky:
I smiled a smile and in reply,
A cloud stared down with longing gaze
And coasting wayward all of daze,
It threw a storm in gentle mirth
To bring me back upon this earth:
For I was deep in wishful dream
Where beauty reigned in every theme.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (3/13/2009 1:46:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. A worthy reading indeed. May the wonderful dream comes true......10/10.

    Best Wishes
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  • Marie Shine (3/11/2009 3:10:00 PM)

    What a beautiful poem Mark which I loved reading. Full of the nicest possible imagery, it was a pleasure to read.Rhymes beautifully too. A 10++++++++++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Stirk (3/11/2009 11:47:00 AM)

    That's a tremendous poem worthy of the greats. I so enjoyed this, . There isn't a word to query or alter. Again I say 'Well done to the two strings on your bow. Comedy master, and master of the serious. A delightful piece of rhyming genius.
    Steve (Report) Reply

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