Treasure Island

Kaila George

(20 October 1962 / New Zealand)

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Can He Really See What I See


The night sky shone of glittering stars
as she gazed upon the splendor
and wondered does my true love
See the same stars I see
can he feel the same breeze
That caresses my cheeks
As I stare into the sunsets of old
Does he see how the stars
Are arranged in the sky
For star gazers to depict
What they believe is there
in the night filled skies
Does he feel the sand?
as he visits a beach
a lake that shines and glitters in the sun
Can he hear the birds that sing to thee
Sweet songs of melodies
I reach out to him
and hold him close
But grasping thin air
I sigh with a note
of despair at not seeing
My loved one hands
Sharing the sights and sounds
Of what Mother Nature gave to thee
Can he really see what I see

Submitted: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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  • Captain Cur (6/9/2014 11:35:00 AM)

    I would venture to say if the person is with you absolutely.
    Enjoyed this work keep smiling and wishing on stars. (Report) Reply

  • Leslie Philibert (6/9/2013 5:14:00 AM)

    a good poem that deserves to be poem of the day. It might be worth using a question mark,
    Can He Really See What I See? is grammatically a question... (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Patrick (6/12/2012 9:54:00 PM)

    This is a picture of pure phantasmagorical elegance, its accentuated with romantic innocents that it puts me in the mind of where you are. Its seems simplistic but the feelings you posses are complex and intricate, even if your lover does not see the stars, then he should understand your words. Great stuff (Report) Reply

  • Besa Dede (6/10/2012 11:09:00 AM)

    Very lovely poem, full of description and feeling. I like the way the poem is composed; it has a natural and continuous flow, making the reader enjoy the depiction of the narration. Keep up the good work and thank you for sharing.
    Warm regards,

    ~Besa (Report) Reply

  • (De Va) (11/16/2011 12:38:00 PM)

    Dear Sister of My Soul.....you have written my heart to the universe...hugs you so tight.....so wonderful to read your works....love you my sister. (Report) Reply

  • Romeo Della Valle (11/15/2011 9:41:00 PM)

    You really have presented to the Poetry World a reservoir of beautiful and penning words that clearly manifests your great poetic talent! Great job done here! Thank you for sharing! 10+++ God Bless You for always and keep it up! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City... (Report) Reply

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