Treasure Island

Manonton Dalan

(virginia, usa)

Changing Tint


once a crystal clear pond
by rows of trees; an old farm
now gatorade blue, hawaiaan
could be run-off from fairway
close by, over brown grassy hill
where errant balls hide-away

brave ducks still swim and play
cuddle together on winter day
i miss fishes flaunt their fins
maybe they move to other places
i hope they didn't sink; perish
i be here again come saturdays

Submitted: Sunday, January 19, 2014

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