Shawn McAllister

Rookie (January 22,1944 / San Antonio, Texas)

Moonbeams On The Sea - Poem by Shawn McAllister

how far away must I go
to transcend the biting snow
to see a moonbeam on the sea
as more than memory

how close to earth must I come
to feel the beat of another drum
the heartbeats of the child
that pull me to the wild
to obey the call of the sun
telling me my work is done

how many paths must I save
before dates are etched upon my grave

and will a shadow from the sky
touch the place where I shall lie
or will the moonbeams on the sea
mark where time has taken me

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  • (8/17/2008 10:25:00 PM)

    very beautifull....jus loved it..d last paragraph
    the desire '....will a shadow from the sky touch the place where i shall lie'
    lovely expression
    keep sharing
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 17, 2008

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