Treasure Island

Captain Cur

(England)

An Amusing Find


I went and found myself a muse
one revered in the ancient hymns,
her presence small and spirit bright.
I cannot refuse her slightest whims.

I fell in love with what I found,
she was far; yet, within my reach,
it was the contact of that touch
that bound my flesh and winsome speech.

It wasn't conquest that I sought,
just love, not war, this truth survives,
my words that pageant throughout time
complete surrender best describes.

The words I write are slowly formed
lettered by years of silent mind
that listened deep and rarely spoke
you now awoke with lessoned time.

Submitted: Sunday, February 24, 2013

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  • Heather Wilkins (6/6/2013 10:39:00 AM)

    I went and found myself a muse, her presence small and spirit bright I cannot refuse her slightest whims. lovely
    thought. (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (5/11/2013 11:53:00 AM)

    It wasn't conquest that I sought,
    just love, not war, this truth survives,
    my words that pageant throughout time
    complete surrender best describes.


    poem bounded with the threads of love, love & love....deep & innovative, great job Sir (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (3/29/2013 9:04:00 AM)

    I really adore this one. A real touching write, it invokes undertones of
    a very deep love and passion. A great write. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (2/26/2013 5:36:00 AM)

    Well captain, is it the far thing you worry about, you are a pirate and have a ship..do sail and in every move it makes you come closer to the one who amuse your mind...nice poem captain Ai Ai captain_Soul (Report) Reply

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