Click here for nice stories main menu

main menu   |   youngsters categories   |   authors   |   new stories   |   search   |   links   |   settings   |   author tools


The Island (standard:poetry, 93 words)
Author: kendall thomas Added: Feb 18 2006Views/Reads: 1793/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Quest
 



Spring is the beginning of bright defiances, 

of flowers beneath the newly-minted leaves, 

of voyages not yet over. 

. 

The helmsman's oars bring me off 

a dappled-island shore 

where soft-lipped unicorns still adore 

mushrooms ringed with morning's polished 

stones in a dell of magic silences 

where negre shadows rise 

to castle-chiseled peaks of gold 

leaned against the rainbow-tinted sky. 

. 

But I am destined for another shore, 

no quiet abode, 

where sirens lure with fateful song 

from gargoyled rocks 

that jut from swirling foam 

and end my search 

with knuckles hard and cold. 


   


Authors appreciate feedback!
Please vote, and write to the authors to tell them what you liked or didn't like about the story!
kendall thomas has 88 active stories on this site.
Profile for kendall thomas , incl. all stories
Email: gilkentom@yahoo.com
Due to abuse, voting is disabled.
For a quick, anonymous response to the author of this story, type
a message below. It will be sent to the author by email.

stories in "poetry"   |   all stories by "kendall thomas "  






Nice Stories @ nicestories.com, support email: nice at nicestories dot com
Powered by StoryEngine v1.00 © 2000-2014 - Artware Internet Consultancy BV