My Island Home



In fresh mornings I greet you. My island home.


Surrounded by a shawl of turquoise.


Crowned by the most majestic of mountains.


Your waves caress my feet like the touch of an old friend.


Your balmy breeze fills my senses.


Olive trees in the evening, with a jasmine kiss...

The smell of home.

About this poem

A homage to the Ionian Islands of Greece.

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Written on January 20, 2011

Submitted by MeltyCat on October 10, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme A X X X X X A
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 300
Words 70
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

Rachel Warwick

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