Treasure Island

Marie Daniels


Friendship [relit]


I sit with you, both of us
in deep and dark and underground
and we prod things with sticks
and I prod your heart.

They say you don’t know your best friend until you sit with them in a deep dark place
and until you see the colour drain from their face and the fire in their heart extinguish. Never
forget the day that I got to know you better and
despite the day
being horrible, you were lovely again
and that’s all that matters.
Coloured and
relit
once more.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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