Treasure Island

Lynne FincherSpringarden


The Parade


Act One on the stage of life
The characters in grand procession

They pass beneath the colored lights
Too lost to take possession

But the cast their nerves are wearing thin
With their wardrobe now in shambles

And every breathless step they take
Their life's a constant gamble

See them march in this parade
They dance and jest like clowns

Exposing such a dark charade
Their masks are falling down

Passing by as they go
Along their jovial way

Leaving ashes in their path
As night fall follows day

Submitted: Thursday, April 04, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 11, 2013
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