Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Branches


Wondering what this afternoon will bring, hanging from
branches within my mind.

Swinging to and fro, gradually trying to attain some
peace inside.

Feeling somewhat like a child playing, yet in my heart
knowing the adult inside may soon be crying.

Wondering what this afternoon will bring, hanging on
the edge of Dad's imminent eternity.

(2: 37 p.m. - 6/1/98)

Submitted: Monday, March 10, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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