Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

A Bereaved Poet's Catacombs


Indefinite circumstances piling up against reality, insinuating
themselves into close proximity, dampening spirits of happiness
and joy.

Depressing a mind beyond it's existence, cutting, severing it,
from normal feelings.

Inspiring only heart-felt sorrow, manipulating and arranging it
to fit appropriately in a bereaved poet's catacombs of tomorrow.

Supplying abundant grief, emotionally draining my soul and
leaving me totally, physically bereft.

Submitted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Edited: Saturday, August 30, 2014

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