Treasure Island

Lucifera Santez

(4th feb / Belize)

Untarnished


The stark whiteness is all I see,
Perhaps it’s just reflection,
Of conflicting emotions in me,
Every facet with a brilliant glow,
Rainbows dance
On the brink of that snow,
But something else catches my eye,
A scarlet shade in that austere white,
A rose blooming,
Its thorns frozen,
Leaves the darkest of emeralds,
It’s just a small torn corner,
Like pious part of my soul
Trapped in confines of a sinner’s heart…………..

Submitted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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  • Om Chawla (12/3/2013 9:39:00 AM)

    Lovely poem and nicely concluded:
    'Like pious part of my soul
    Trapped in confines of a sinners heart.....' (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (12/2/2013 5:28:00 AM)

    Words put together so well with emotion. Excellent with support and beautiful comments from your fans (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (12/1/2013 9:00:00 AM)

    Suberb picture you have drawn with the rose as a symbol of everything pure in the whiteness that is life, as we leave our own trail of sins, goodness, hope and love as we struggle and fight for who we are!
    You have written a perfect gem! (Report) Reply

  • Danny Draper (11/30/2013 2:11:00 AM)

    Interesting the colour and depth of the promise of the bud and its potential of seeds a primordia of seeds, an ovum a promise, in all things a promise of to defy the austere. Nicely written. (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (11/28/2013 11:03:00 PM)

    Wow amazing poem! Yor metaphor is brill and how u end it is esp impressiv. Do read my latest poem too. Warm wishs. (Report) Reply

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