Treasure Island

Cretan Maineiac

(April 29,1961 / Lewiston, ME USA)

Disconnected: For T


No reaching out
no touching

No more punching out the numbers
that once rung you

No more wireless command
that all last summer brung you



I hope you're doing fine
reaching out, in theory

My eyes no help to you
whether peering bright or squinting teary



Like 1999 again
wondering's the best i can do,

ride the hours 'till earned free time
red-eyed, the better to see you.

~October 7,2006

Submitted: Saturday, January 13, 2007
Edited: Friday, December 24, 2010

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  • Scarlett Treat (7/10/2007 12:06:00 PM)

    I am with Dee on this one...tantalizing tidbits, leading me on...and on! Yet leaving me wondering..what is the story behind the story? Care to tell All? ? ? (Report) Reply

  • Dee Daffodil (6/1/2007 10:58:00 AM)

    Like 1999, wondering's the best I can do... Speaks volumes. You have an awesome way of luring the reader in with tidbits of a story, all the while, keeping secrets! Terrific writing!
    Hugs,
    Dee (Report) Reply

  • Michael Fischer (4/10/2007 4:56:00 PM)

    This is a very touching poem Chris. I can tell this person meant a lot to you. There are some very memorable lines here; 'wondering's the best i can do' is prehaps the most memorable. Overall this is a very good poem. Nice work.
    -Michael (Report) Reply

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