Treasure Island

jerry hughes

(January 4,1931 / a citizen of the world)

FOR A DANCER


Sad little face
Sad wide eyes
the nymph of you
belies your womanhood.

Ah, that I could by magic means
flower that within you unfulfilled -

But I am just a poet
writing words
released to air
like fledgling birds.

The strong survive
The weaklings die
Sad little face
Sad wide eyes.

Submitted: Saturday, April 07, 2007
Edited: Saturday, February 12, 2011

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  • Goldy Locks (4/7/2007 10:20:00 PM)

    and i'm slowly, but surely—
    finding the right words
    to every possible situation. ....(this touched my spirit, keep on, sjg) (Report) Reply

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