Treasure Island

Leonard Dabydeen


Possibility


All things are possible
if you can do it
and I can do it
they can do it too
but when Death
holds the reins
and you’re trapped
in a tangled web
of a spider’s hold
you jostle to survive
twisting, kicking, screaming
then slowly, slowly
your mind becomes
unfettered and free
your body stays calm
as Death takes its toll
ending the possibility.

Submitted: Friday, May 24, 2013
Edited: Friday, May 24, 2013

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