Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


The voice of the guardian


You are always beyond
comparison as in truth there is no
duplication of you

your voice is the voice of the desert
lighted by the moon at night when all the jackals
and foxes are awake looking for their prey
and you are there
silent upon the sands
warning those who have come
with all their
confidences

Submitted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 13, 2013
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