[Skip Navigation]

Plagiarist Poetry Sites: Plagiarist.com | Poetry X | Poetry Discussion Forums | Open Poetry Project | Joycean.org
Enter our Poetry Contest
Win Cash and Publication!

Plagiarist.com Archive

More poems by Derek WalcottDerek Walcott | Print this page.Print | View and Write CommentsComments | Books by Derek WalcottBooks by Derek Walcott

Midsummer, Tobago

Derek Walcott

Broad sun-stoned beaches.

White heat.
A green river.

A bridge,
scorched yellow palms

from the summer-sleeping house
drowsing through August.

Days I have held,
days I have lost,

days that outgrow, like daughters,
my harbouring arms.


Anonymous submission.

Added: 14 Oct 2002 | Last Read: 19 Jul 2018 2:56 PM | Viewed: 10555 times

A PoetryNotes™ Analysis of Midsummer, Tobago by Derek Walcott, is Available!

A PoetryNotes™ eBook is available for this poem for delivery within 24 hours, and usually available within minutes during normal business hours.

ON SALE - only $29.95 19.95!

For more information...


URL: http://plagiarist.com/poetry/7759/ | Viewed on 19 July 2018.
Copyright ©2018 Plagiarist - All rights reserved.