Treasure Island

Singleton M. Tate


Brutally Honest


Speak of what>>> nothingness
Apocalyptic words that rain
Typing fierce>>> lion
Clawing at my brain

Alligators born to>>> prowl
Sensing food is near
Tearing growl>>> frozen
All things once held dear

Prideful abience>>> reveal
Boney flesh cut limbs
Brutally Honest>>> invader
Sharing average whims

Submitted: Monday, July 30, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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  • Kelly Seale (8/4/2012 10:01:00 AM)

    now back to this... I love your analogies and imagery here! And your choice to use ]]] is very effective in drawing me in... with an almost mesmerizing effect. Love this one! great Ink!
    -Kelly. (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (8/1/2012 5:02:00 PM)

    Oh wow...i never read a national geographic documentary in verse... that's what it is...
    graphic raw and powerful...touching and gripping....
    dramatic mosaic of canine power applied to life in the concrete jungle

    nice
    cheers
    sat (Report) Reply

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