Treasure Island

Joseph Narusiewicz

(9/29/50 / So St Paul, Minnesota)

Like a War


The chandelier fell like a meteor
Polamory eyes like a spider
She bites without hope
Eternal now and death
Neruda and colonialism
Coy philosophy like Las Vegas
Drop the magic line
Every affair is jail

Cloistered business man
Mammon god
Her legs like leopard snakes
Myriad rationalizations
Wet fire burns the golden field
Souls fettered to liberal beds
Lost in passions that only burn out
It all ends like a war

Submitted: Thursday, October 31, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 01, 2013
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