Treasure Island

Christine K. Trease

(June 2,1957 / Price, Utah)

Beside the Raging River Rhyme


Beside the raging river rhyme
poetry florets flower with prose.
Scripted sweet petals grow and entwine
English gardens of fragrant rose.

Immortalized in pantomime,
the sonnet's nuance smell,
intertwines with ivy vines
and comely cockleshell.

Flowing water of endless words
gather and come hither.
Make known your message meaningful
before the blossoms wither.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Edited: Saturday, March 04, 2006

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