Treasure Island

Steven Federle

(1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

And Fell The Crane


rising high
godlike I gazed
from where cranes fly
unconcerned, over
the placid waters of
the harbor of
the world,

when, driven to madness
it pierced
my throat.

I burst
and burned
and to earth
fell,

and fell
too
the crane.

Submitted: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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After viewing painting, September 2001 by Hung Liu

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