Treasure Island

Dermot McGarthy


Nature Always Wins


The tricolor of blue,
Mingles with the sea's essence, and,
Newly born memories of you,
Like the cascades of pink and green,
In the after-light of the fountain's hue.

The sound of the waves crashing,
Like deafening applause,
Lauding the star that is,
Our wondrous journey so far.

Following our own Pied Piper,
On a road filled with music, stories, and words,
Crevices, cracks, pot-holes, and ancient herds,
Of spirits that have passed along this way,
Whose whispers on the evening breeze,
Can be heard wondering,
Which way Fate will sway.

Submitted: Sunday, January 20, 2013
Edited: Monday, January 21, 2013

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  • Hazel Durham (1/22/2013 5:42:00 AM)

    A journey of such love, faith and hope embracing nature's glorious wonderment at such courage, dignity and joy!
    This is one of the most beautiful poems I have ever had the pleasure of reading! ! (Report) Reply

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