Patricia Grantham

Silver Star - 3,342 Points (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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  • Gold Star - 6,927 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 24,600 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/14/2014 2:19:00 AM)

    Awesome and meaningful. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 24,600 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/14/2014 2:12:00 AM)

    A poem in wonderful words and nice to read. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 212 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (11/14/2013 8:13:00 AM)

    awesome sharp shoot worth reading and enjoying thank you (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 923 Points Musfiq Us Shaleheen (11/11/2013 9:43:00 PM)

    Nicely written.. i read it many times.. its awesome.. longing me... thanks Patricia.. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,744 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (11/7/2013 8:01:00 AM)

    Memories so wonderfully stored in the treasure chest. You recalled them beautifully. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,088 Points 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

  • Bronze Star - 2,964 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 13,873 Points * Sunprincess * (11/4/2013 10:18:00 AM)

    wow...this is very good..keep going :) (Report) Reply

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