Treasure Island

Suzette Richards

(Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

Illuminate


A bright light shone through the cracked urn of my consciousness
illuminating
a mere
fraction of
my environment
rushing to greet it
grazing
my intellect and
bruising
my ego
I stumbled upon the truth
for each drop of happiness
we pay for
in the exacting coin of an avalanche of tears

Submitted: Friday, September 06, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 06, 2013

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