Treasure Island

Casey Jarrell

(6/23/1994 / Deridder, La)

Bright Heart


Along the distant sea,
I heard a wonderful melody.

The music, it had so much love.
It even moves the birds that fly from above.

Along the distant shore, as I come to appear,
I saw a young girl, playing the violin, that was so very near.

When I arrived, the song began to soar.
It was as if it was creating a golden door.

From the door, there came a carriage cart.
She rode away with the melody from her one, bright heart.

Submitted: Friday, February 21, 2014

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This poem describes a young man who heard a song along the distant sea. He tries to get a closer look at who was playing the song and then she disappears without a trace.

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