Treasure Island

Carolyn Brunelle

(December 1946)

A Girl


A whirling, dervish of a girl tosses my heart about;
lifts it to heights I've never dreamed.

A twisting roaring power
that can rain on my parade
bring darkness to my skies
not to see the light
in her eyes,
or heaven's sweetest grace
with the smile on her face.

She is unparalleled
a ride on a carousel
a mystery, an open book;
she can kill me
with just one look, and
make all my storms subside.

Submitted: Saturday, April 02, 2011

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