Treasure Island

douglas scotney

(boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

B: XXXXXII: Death Is Life


On account of his mother,
full of regret for his life
and his inability to love,
he sought where regret
was kicked under the carpet
(where he could hate himself the more) ,
or couldn't exist at all
(life free from motherly thrall) .

Submitted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
Edited: Friday, April 19, 2013

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after 'The Two Good Sisters'

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