Treasure Island

Gabriel Gauci Maistre

(Pieta, Malta)

Be With You


Remember when I got sick
After that Saturday night
I still came to school that week

Even though I had scorching fever
Like a hot summer day
Even though I had a terrible cough
One which would never stop
Even though I had a sore throat
As though a desert lay in my throat

But I lied
I came to school
Not to avoid missing my lectures
No

I came
Just to be
With you

Submitted: Saturday, April 21, 2012

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