The Ebbing Sea of Good Fortune

February 22, 2011
I rise and fall
On the ebbing sea
Of good fortune
Accompanied by the cold song
Of coins changing hand
And the hypnotic rasp
Of oft creased bills
The days of revelry
Of silk
Of fine wines
And lavish feasts
Long ago departed
But a man may dream
Of the fate
That could have been
And never will be now
Unless the sea
Of good fortune
Should be stoked once again

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Raytheraym said...
Aug. 4, 2011 at 9:58 pm
Great job! I love your word choice!
ohheyyyelli said...
Jul. 19, 2011 at 1:16 pm
Description is great and it flows so well. Brilliantley written
TwasBrilling said...
Jul. 1, 2011 at 8:48 pm
Wow. I LOVE this. ..and I must agree..Great imagery! My favorite line(s) is the 'accompanied by the cold song/of coins changing hand'. But really...I love the whole thing. 
GangstaEyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 18, 2011 at 5:12 pm
I like this a lot. Great imagery (which seems to be common in the majority of your poems that I've read so far :)!
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