Treasure Island

sammie bagley


The Reading


I went in today, to get myself a reading.
The old witch jump up and danced,
a very strange dance with know meaning.
Then she sat down in front of her crystal ball,
to give me my reading.

She said my future looked beautiful and sad,
that I would sail away,
to a beautiful island,
there I would meet the girl of my life,
and be wed.

My dreams will be short lived,
as the girl in my dreams, would have cancer,
that shortly after we wed,
my beautiful bride will be dead.
Oh, what a sad picture she painted.

So I went home and packed my bags,
but I didn't go on no long journey, like she said,
I moved across town,
and never went back for any more readings.

Submitted: Sunday, July 20, 2008
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Reading by sammie bagley )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Locution, location!, Edward Kofi Louis
  2. Scotland: My Love Renewed, Paul Gerard Reed
  3. Rosalinda, Edward Kofi Louis
  4. Losing Your Temper, Edward Kofi Louis
  5. Testing Memories, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  6. To Watch My Steps, Edward Kofi Louis
  7. Must Not Withdraw, Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti
  8. To blow the scent of flowers of friendsh.., Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
  9. Badagry, Edward Kofi Louis
  10. drawn to the mountain, Thomas Leathandrum

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Footsteps of Angels, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  7. Farewell, Anne Brontë
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. No Man Is An Island, John Donne

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]