Treasure Island

Altair Laahad


Asylum


Light escaped from his eyes
like the day skinned from the night,
beholding the sun running far off
for a refuge
with the moon following,
stealing beams from the far-fetched rays
of those days that sailed away;
while there he stays
in the asylum of his skin.

Submitted: Thursday, May 02, 2013
Edited: Friday, May 03, 2013
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