Treasure Island

Joseph Narusiewicz

(9/29/50 / So St Paul, Minnesota)

Black and White


You touch my mind like a serpent
Serrated steel like a gown of moonlight
Your poetry breathes with lush fields

Deep in the forest fear walks like time
Your arms rescue Keats
Dying with love is sanity

Roses will grow by a sea of wisdom
Will she stand by me?
Will she love herself that much?

The moon is a strange creature
The stars seem to speak with pain
I wait for you like a war to end

Tonight I am black and white

Submitted: Friday, June 21, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013
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