Treasure Island

Portia Lane


Previous Month August 2014 Next Month
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Poem of The Day from a Member
Select a day from the calendar.
Would you like to see the poem of the day in your e-mail box every morning?
Your email address:
  Subscribe FREE

A Solemn Separation

My shadow sits beside me shivering
As night's darkness descends- desperately
I try to stop her limbs from quivering
read full text »

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

Comments about this poem (A Solemn Separation by Portia Lane )

Enter the verification code :

  • Elena Sandu (8/20/2014 2:55:00 AM)

    Could the shadow be the childhood innocence maybe? Beautiful, intriguing poem, nice food for thought, thank you for sharing, loved the read. (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (8/20/2013 10:01:00 AM)

    Very gloomy and sad write and the line: 'together we entered, apart we go' is emotional and beautiful.
    Congrats on selected as the poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/20/2013 3:25:00 AM)

    A beautiful tearful heart beating poem....Congrates to PH and the Poet lucky enough to read this work of yours thanx to PH that provided us thank you.. (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Patrick (8/20/2012 4:43:00 PM)

    This is truly a super write, the allegory of your sister being something of yourself was truly poignant and your affection has contributed a great write of rich imagery that first stanza is nearly burnt in my mind with its perfection, with the whole perfection. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/20/2012 8:28:00 AM)

    Beautifully written poem about your much loved sister - clearly a great loss to you, please accept my condolences. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (8/20/2012 6:44:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem honoring the memory, significance and love for your sister.
    So sorry for your loss. (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee (8/20/2012 4:57:00 AM)

    a very touching poem were lucky to have a sister whom you could adore as much as you did...I am sorry for your loss... (Report) Reply

  • Romeo Della Valle (4/26/2012 6:48:00 PM)

    Rich in imagery and rhymes plus poignant words! A beautifully crafted poem that clearly shows your poetic talent! Thank you for sharing and keep it up! 10+++ God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley Updates

New Poems

  1. Unintentional Existence: Repository Citr.., Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche
  2. Friendzone (Rap song), Clint Kingham
  3. The Marché Aux Puces And The Jardin Des .., William Daryl Hine
  4. The Lake, William Daryl Hine
  5. The Copper Beech, William Daryl Hine
  6. On This Rock, William Daryl Hine
  7. Last Words, William Daryl Hine
  8. Echo, William Daryl Hine
  9. Don Juan In Amsterdam, William Daryl Hine
  10. A Thousand Words, William Daryl Hine

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

My books I'd fain cast off, I cannot read,
'Twixt every page my thoughts go stray at large
Down in the meadow, where is richer feed,
And will not mind to hit their proper targe.
...... Read complete »

[Hata Bildir]