Treasure Island

Miroslava Odalovic

(Montenegro)

The Child Had No Trust


The child was given a fruit
But the child did not eat
The child was given a shelter
But the child did not sleep
The child was given love
But the child did not take
The child was shown a path
But the child did not go
The child was promised a future
But the child did not believe

The fruit could be poisoned
The shelter could be a tomb
The sleep could be a nightmare
The love could be abused
The path could be an abyss
And the future smelled of the past
The child had no trust

Can anyone make the child believe

Submitted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
Edited: Monday, December 12, 2011

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