Treasure Island

L.B. Temuco

(01-04-2009)

An Ode To Parting


You offered me fleetingly
your friendship
your inexhaustible eyes
your sweet smile
which tasted like honey on my lips
And leaving
I turn to see
the cold stones of heaven
a mirror full of the glass wings of light
and your fires sinking in the sea
like a wound I have bathed

I am grateful, at least, for having bled like this.

Submitted: Sunday, June 23, 2013
Edited: Monday, June 24, 2013

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