Treasure Island

Elaine Battersby

(Preston, Lancashire.Lives in London)

Poems of Elaine Battersby

1. A man of his time 4/28/2012
2. Autumn Beauty 12/8/2012
3. Awakening 5/17/2012
4. Better Days 3/11/2012
5. Betty 3/18/2014
6. Beyond 4/28/2012
7. Blue Eyes 1/21/2012
8. Bygone Years 2/6/2012
9. Captivated 3/11/2012
10. Clouds 2/5/2012
11. Curiosity 4/13/2014
12. Different Life, s 3/4/2012
13. Dishes 1/21/2012
14. Europe 5/1/2012
15. Grandma said 3/4/2012
16. Here And There 4/13/2014
17. Imprisioned 3/18/2014
18. Little children 3/11/2012
19. My Brother Tom 3/20/2012
20. Reflections 4/13/2014

Blue Eyes

I saw her from a distance.

Body swollen and slouched, she sat motionless,
Sad
Solitary
Desolate.

Her face was reddened, puffy, through years of neglect,
but a flash of vivid blue struck me, echoing a story of a distant past.

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