Treasure Island

Eloida Capuno


A Handful Of Tears


in the face of despair
and harsh realities
the weary souls have
stopped asking why
they only gaze upon
the vast ocean where
loved ones were lost
in an instant

outstretched arms
no longer feel the
warmth of those who
came by to placate
their sighs
nature's wrath is
upon them and their
world turned upside
down.. nothing is left

but a handful of tears
slipping out of tired
lonely eyes

Submitted: Saturday, January 14, 2012
Edited: Saturday, January 14, 2012

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