Treasure Island

Naveed Akram

(15 December 1973 / London, England)

Damp And Chilly


Damp seas damage me afterwards
For they plant chemicals
And sharp instruments mingle

Eaten are the monsters of the deep
By those mammoths of beauty
The beauties

Chilly seas are deranged beyond us
Disgusted by them, I swill the mouth
With distilled water

Innate abilities are desired
But roses shine when red and white
In the deep blue sea

Submitted: Saturday, August 13, 2011

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