Treasure Island

Natasha Foster

(9/8/1997)

Everyone's Burdens I Shall Bare


News I can't completely handle,
News no one wants to hear.
The pressure pushes me down so far,
Crushing me under its mighty weight.
In the hospital we sat and waited,
In the hospital we got the news.
In the hospital is where she's at,
In the hospital is where she'll stay.
My coat sleeves wrapping around my neck,
Squeezing ever so slightly tighter.
I'm suffocating within its tight grasp,
I'll bare all you burdens,
No matter how it ends.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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May 22,2013,9: 08 AM. School library.

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