Treasure Island

John F. McCullagh

(09/28/1954 / Flushing)

A knife in the Heart


His victim lay helplessly
there on the table.
He picked up the blade
with the handle of sable.

With no thought of mercy
He hefted the knife
And cut out the heart
of that innocent life.


It would do for a side dish
A garnish for meat.
An artichoke heart
Is a healthy taste treat.

Submitted: Friday, February 11, 2011

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