Share |


The Stolen Smile

He said I want to steal your smile
take it with me to Barbados and on oceanic days
I can call on it to dance,
Lolita naked on the sea
when the mist softens
above the parting waves.
He said I want to steal your heart
and press it close
so close to mine
that on days of ogre blackness
I can watch it glow a coral red
and learn to paint my dreams again.

Copyright 1997, Barbara Kelsey.

Next Poem


Your Poems

Visit our index of poems submitted by other visitors to the site, which express the deeply felt experiences and poetic imagination of our readers.

Readers' Poems Index