Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Life's Order


Calculating indefinitely through years of imprisonment
from yesterday's ordeals of abuse.
Relating every thought and moment to unspent wisdom,
relying on inner perspectives of predictability.

Innocent thoughts lying perpendicular to imagination's
insinuation of reality as it flows and fills every
particle of mind-bending emotional content.
Specializing in feelings of abandonment, loneliness, and
utter dismay of self-esteem.
Taking back seats, always to others in life's order.

Submitted: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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