Treasure Island

Hazel Durham


Waiting


Waiting to see your powerful presence,
Smiling, satin blue eyes that wipe's clean away any lies,
Truth flowing like a river with strong currents,
Of desires divine, falling, sparkling with such might
From this great height,
The soft touch of the breeze is you,
The sweet song of the birds is you, when you're happy,
The majestic ocean is you, determined and strong,
The skies above hold your hidden past,
Locked inside marshmallow clouds,
Heavy with rain, moving slowly across grey, washed skies,
Ready to burst open with unresolved issues,
Tears frequent in the corner's of your eyes,
Like light rainfall cleansing,
My mind of jumbled emotions,
You sorting them out with your pure look of love,
That saturate's and feed's my weary soul,
Bringing me evergreen thoughts.
You persued me with your country charm,
And with determination you fought
For me, a never give up attitude, is what you taught.
Just an ordinary man with an extraodinary gift,
To seep deep into my open pores soaking my complex brain.
I listen to the sound of your train arriving,
As i wait with tingling happiness,
In our meeting point a romantic leafy lane.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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  • Mandolyn ... (8/20/2014 8:46:00 PM)

    tears frequent the corners of your eyes... evergreen thoughts- i love that
    i love all of this. great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (12/12/2013 7:26:00 AM)

    This is certainly one of your best, and indeed one of the best in this forum.10/10.
    'The soft touch of the breeze is you,
    The sweet song of the birds is you, when you're happy,
    The majestic ocean is you, determined and strong, '
    What a romantic way of seeing one's love!

    'I listen to the sound of your train arriving,
    As i wait with tingling happiness,
    In our meeting point a romantic leafy lane.'
    Simply amazing! You have given a 'tingling happiness' to all the lovers of the world with these lines! (Report) Reply

  • Kanav Justa (11/25/2013 5:15:00 AM)

    ... such a wonderful use of imagery... i love reading your poems.. teached me a lot (Report) Reply

  • Marie Shine (11/24/2013 3:00:00 PM)

    Stunning visual detail, simile, alliteration and metaphor are woven lovingly together with excellent word choice to describe to the reader how you see your beloved in everything in life. Waiting expectantly for the moment when you will be reunited once more, though I have no doubt, you are always together in heart, in mind, in spirit, in prayer. Beautiful poem, so romantically expressed. I enjoyed reading very much. Thank you for sharing... (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (10/19/2013 9:15:00 PM)

    A nice elaboration of appreciating a simple person who always inspires you & drives out all your doubts & dirts from your mind. nice to read. (Report) Reply

  • Noreen Carden (9/23/2013 4:15:00 AM)

    Hi Hazel such beautiful words wow i am in awe of your ability to tell the story of this love well done
    I am delighted to hear from a fellow irish poet will be reading and enjoying more of your poems (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson (9/21/2013 7:36:00 AM)

    Waiting...it's so meaningful to me...wait by the help of time will prove and show lots of things
    well written (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (9/16/2013 12:20:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem building a romantic aura and bringing out the charisma of an ordinary man with an extra ordinary gift! The tingling happiness is felt all through! (Report) Reply

  • Sekharan Pookkat (9/7/2013 12:00:00 PM)

    waiting for a friend or..... My mind of jumbled emotions, You sorting them out with your pure look of love, I like these lines very much (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (9/5/2013 11:12:00 AM)

    The soft touch of the breeze is you,
    The sweet song of the birds is you,
    when you're happy,
    The majestic ocean is you,
    determined and strong,
    a fabulous write and evergreen (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (9/5/2013 4:01:00 AM)

    The sweet song of the bird is you when happy, expresses sadness. Such a great write. (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (9/4/2013 9:33:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem Waiting for Some one...Loved reading it Hazel..Each lines so beautifully expressed. Loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (9/3/2013 11:25:00 AM)

    When someone is willing to fight for you, you can't get any better than that.
    A great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (9/3/2013 10:21:00 AM)

    This 'Waiting' will ever be remembered by you and us Hazel. The equations of traits attributed to the awaited are enviably great. A good poem again transcending the usual preceding latest... (Report) Reply

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