Treasure Island

Efe Benjamin

(Nov.19,1985 / Delta State, NIGERIA)

' Darling, when you're close to me


Darling, when you're close to me
There is the inevitable smell of balsam
Burning in my in my heart,
Consuming my very being
As you take me thru' dreams
Of my sweetest fantasy
And leaving me finally
Waking up to a painful reality.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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