Treasure Island

Gillena Cox

(1950)

When


When you turned your gaze away from my face,
I never acknowledged the nape of your neck;
Nor had i accepted the curve of your shoulders;
For, forever etched in my heart, was our love;
A passion shared devoid of embers;
Raging with life, devouring obstacles of
Unfaithful hindrances, like vines creeping along
To strangle the reality of our vibrant purpose;
When you turned your face back to our nexus,
The secrets of your silence screamed truth;
Our side-tracked paths are destined to meet,
In the eternity of true soul mates.

Submitted: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Edited: Saturday, July 13, 2013
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(for my husband)

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2013

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