Treasure Island

Chris Tyrimos

(15-05-1982)

Calligraphy Sentiments


Electric devices dictated my life
there's something that lives in the woods that terrifies me.
I stand beneath the alter, dishevelled
trading in my dreams for dot matrix pay check.

The thought of my grandad made me run,
a walk on role for the sensitive, perhaps. Peace be upon him.
A dog eared version of Philip Larkin for show.
I catch the glimpse of my second self in a parallel universe.

I write unsent letter after letter, calligraphy sentimentalist.
The same old fears mixed up in a wedding invitation.
The confusion of a smile from a stranger,
a sudden urge to misbehave.

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Submitted: Friday, August 17, 2012
Edited: Friday, July 19, 2013
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  • Susan Lacovara (1/19/2014 9:22:00 AM)

    Uniquely creative write. Very much enjoyed your sentiments... glad you sent them along! PEACE (Report) Reply

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