Treasure Island

Jay Alexander


For K.


As you and I,
Look into each other's eyes,
What do our eye-beams find,
As they penetrate our mind.
A couple walking along the strand,
Wind in their hair,
A salty taste,
Then he holds her by the waist.

Wandering through cavernous halls,
With stalactites and stalagmites,
Covering roof and hiding wall,
A crescendo fills the air,
Darkness becomes light,
The noble sound of ' Son et Lumiere '!

Finally a room,
A simple room,
A couple lying side by side,
Their fingers pressed,
Their mouths too,
A gentle embrace,
In this world, their place.

Submitted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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Another love poem.

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