Treasure Island

Patricia Grantham

(May 27,1952 / Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

A Treasure Chest


I searched for many treasures that reminded me of you
Your precious heart of gold and your radiant smile too

Saw the grace of your steps as you strolled into a room
Walking like you did when I was the bride and you the groom

Looked for you out the window when the rain started to fall
Listening so intently for it seemed that I heard you call

Stared at your footprints that you left behind in the snow
Watched you shake and shivered as cold winds began to blow

Gazed at the glint in your eyes as you peered up to the sun
Looked at hands so rugged having toiled until the day is done

A lovely treasure you are to me and yes a whole lot more
A precious jewel waiting ever at the threshold to the door

Submitted: Monday, November 04, 2013
Edited: Monday, February 24, 2014

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  • Khairul Ahsan (6/19/2014 5:05:00 AM)

    Like your 'precious jewel waiting ever at the threshold to the door', this poem itself will stand the test of time as a treasure for the readers. It is so wonderfully worded, coming straight from the heart, it's really amazing! It deserves 10/10.
    I enjoy reading your poems. May your pen or keyboard continue to produce such jewels as this for a long time to come! (Report) Reply

  • Dee Corpolongo (11/28/2013 2:52:00 AM)

    This is a wonderfully written poem expressing true love so perfectly. Put together so finely,
    and straight from the heart. I enjoyed this poem so much! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (11/7/2013 12:57:00 AM)

    The longing for someone you care and love so much! Hope that the treasure, waiting at your threshold reach your presence at the earliest! Passionate expression of feelings, powerful and strong! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (11/4/2013 11:14:00 AM)

    fantastic poem, i enjoyed it, so nice a poem it is that i read it many times, thanks for sharing... (Report) Reply

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