alone on this island
This popped up when I found myself with days on my own after 'she' started working full time. The change from a year of days tangled in her lively presence, the whole way of life feeding on togetherness - suddenly different.
For a short time the peace was relaxing, and then the emptiness began to creep in. Adjusted now to the new routine, and looking back on the feelings it gave me, a brief window to something else, maybe deeper, or maybe further.
I have been alone on this island now for many years
I have been on this island now for many years
with only the sea, the wind, the silver sand
and my trees.
The cooling breeze
that rolls the waves that clean the sand,
Footprints with intolerable intrusion
fade with every wave
The memories each perfect print awakes
in foaming confusion
and apart from my fears, I please
to live only with the sound my heart makes.
A few other poems by alternate Poet
- Poem and how to read it
THE SILKEN TENT A poem by Robert Frost, a reading.
- pronunciation poem
For students who talk with a specific rhythm of speaking that interferes with learning correct pronunciation in English.
- die for you- heroic poem
Attempting to negotiate all the rights and wrongs of masculine and feminine.
- If I could only write the way she loves me - love poem
A love poem.
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