Treasure Island

Laurence Overmire


Words


Words have no meaning in the language of the heart

No sound
No syllable
No lettered thought

Can express the something
That dwells within the mirrored maze
Of human feeling

Only a touch
A look
A silent tear

Tells all
That can be told.


(Previously published by Stroll of Poets Society, July 2000)

Submitted: Thursday, March 23, 2006
Edited: Sunday, April 06, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Words by Laurence Overmire )

Enter the verification code :

  • Sandra Fowler (3/23/2006 9:37:00 AM)

    What wise words. The poem never said is often the most beautiful poem of them all.

    Regards,

    Sandra Fowler (Report) Reply

  • Brian Dorn (3/23/2006 9:06:00 AM)

    Beautiful, Laurence! A touch, a look, a tear can mean so much more than words.
    Brian (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

Poem of the Day

poet Rupert Brooke

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]