Treasure Island

john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Sylvia's Mother To Plath


so long ago you were born
so long ago you were gone
life goes on rattling like a train
going everywhere and nowhere

Submitted: Friday, July 12, 2013
Edited: Sunday, July 14, 2013

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Sylvia's mother outlived her by 35 years.

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