Treasure Island

Teddy temple


Poetic escape


Your poetry takes me away
away from the madness
away from the pain
away from everything
that reminds me again
of how I hurt you
So right you were;
love and pain are eternally bound
they reside within the same sound
yet even then I find myself
floating away with your words
Amazing how simple a few lines
laced with emotions
like love and desire
words like care and kindness
how strung together
become the beauty of poetry;
simplicity
A chemistry of emotions
that leaves me breathless
and smiling
You always did make me smile
You are my poetic escape

Submitted: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Edited: Thursday, March 27, 2014

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  • L Rao (3/28/2014 5:01:00 AM)

    Hi Teddy

    I like this poem...great....how one would escape himself with poetry................request you to read my poem When I speak of poetry..the poet in me speaks, whilst its not me.

    Regards
    Rao (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (3/27/2014 8:08:00 AM)

    So true, a good read can take you away from the madness for a while.
    A great poem. (Report) Reply

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