Treasure Island

Else Cederborg

(30 April / Copenhagen)

The Parcel


A parcel, you said
for you and nobody else
wrapped in blue
tied with a pink ribbon

A piece of Heaven, you said
blue as your eyes
pink for tenderness
all of it for you

A deceptive moment
one to remember
just as the gift itself
a shrivelled heart dressed as a gift

Submitted: Monday, July 30, 2012
Edited: Monday, July 30, 2012

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