Treasure Island

David Whalen

(5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

Ruby's Eyes



Enough to make
The heart to quake…
The smile on Ruby’s lips

Enough to cause
The pulse to pause…
The curve of Ruby’s hips

Enough to light
The darkest sky
The sound of Ruby’s sighs…

Enough as such
The feel and touch
The heat of hands and thighs

Enough…and yet
The most stunning sunset
Canna’ match the light

Not the brightest moon
Nor the brightest star
Nor the warmth of a night in June

Are not the equal of
But only a sequel to

…The light in Ruby’s eyes…


Submitted: Sunday, December 08, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 09, 2013
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