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White Island

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So many things have changed
Since first I came
To the white island
In my early, early summer.
Light-stepping over the sands,
Freely wandering the green hills
When love was new and we were young.
Hibiscus, bougainvillea, oleander,
Their colours almost too rich
For the appetites of eyes
Accustomed to far plainer fare;
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Les Derbyshire 20 June 2010
Thank you for your kind words Maria. I'm glad you like the poem. It's good to see you here too.
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Maria Shipka 20 June 2010
I fully accidentally found myself in front of this you poem dear Les...I'm glad I found a poetical soul you also wear...'so many changed since'....is topic I also like...remembering on things 'long ago' is the fate of us who something went through...who in his bag bear lot of memories :)
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