Treasure Island

Charles McMullen

(24th March 1955 / Eastleigh, Hampshire.)

An Honest Answer


How do I feel?
May I answer in a prayer.
Sick in the heart but well in the head
Why sick in the heart, pray tell, I ask.
For this is such an arduos task.
Then go for a journey and fill a flask
Go their quietly, but do not ask
For man does many a thing from his soul
That’s money well spent, on the whole.
Come back and return with a smile,
But tell no one of your miles.
For no one will ask
No one will tell
No one but yourself of your lonely hell.

Submitted: Monday, August 08, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, August 09, 2011

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