The island ..

Beyond the last cascade of rock

an island floats

upon a purple sea.

Swathed in the sea-mist

of a violet shroud

it drifts on in silent memories.

Lashed by the storms

of winters past

it wraps its jagged fissures

in the salt-sprayed amethyst;

smoothing with this veil of cloud

an exposed and splintered core.

In a dreaming mystery

the enigmatic isle sails on,

self-contained …

beyond the ocean’s raging rim

and the wild waves’ roar … .

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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2 Responses to The island ..

  1. Shermeen says:

    You paint a picture of rich hues and textures. I want to go to this island 🙂

  2. atomsofstars says:

    Thank you again for your appreciative thoughts.

    This is the ‘Siren’ island of my avatar photo, Shermeen … ever changing .. ever beautiful.

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