Treasure Island

Dónall Dempsey

(15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' GOOD FOR THE SOUL


Plucked kisses
from her pretty mouth

as they flowered
from her lips

flower
after
flower

the perfume
of her

voice.

Placed her pretty
kisses

in a vase
in my mind

so that they brightened up
my heart

made me
start

with their beauty
every time

I remembered them

good
for the soul

warming the cockles
of this

lover’s heart

Submitted: Tuesday, June 01, 2010

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  • Ruth Walters (6/1/2010 5:06:00 PM)

    I think I should have a vase in my head for all those special moments - great idea and great poem!

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