Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


Shadows of all of you


Outside it is dark
i am the only one
on that open road.

everyone is inside
their houses now
with their loved ones.

outside i am the only
one walking still looking
for a home.

my heart trembles for
this, my brains flying
like birds looking for
more edible grains.

time is warped
i still like the past
the future is a vague
misty colored window
where i only see
shadows of all of you.

Submitted: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 06, 2013

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