Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Crucial Reality


Weakened by devastation, trying to exist,
yet having a difficult time of it.
At times suffocating and praying for air.

Burning deeply set within me, I try to
walk through it, but I can't always manage.

Yet, here I am, still hoping to get through
everything before expiring and leaving this
crucial world of reality.

Submitted: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 24, 2013

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