Treasure Island

Patricia Kelley

(March 11 1957 / Oklahoma)

She's ready to emerge from her cocoon


She's ready to emerge from her cocoon.
I think it might be real soon.
She's had the door to her heart closed.
Her composure posed.
Since he surprisingly, walked out that door.
Leaving her shocked,
With her heavy heart on the floor,
Feeling all alone on an island shore,
She slowly, lowly walks through the store.
Taken by surprise; a stranger smiles at her.
Then it suddenly hits her in the gut.
She feels her life is in a rut.
Thinking she's not getting any younger.
Feeling a sudden hunger,
She longs to be loved again.
She smiles.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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She's ready to give love a chance

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