Treasure Island

Bri Edwards


To Write; To Die; To Eat....... [Thoughts While Lookiing At A Blue Sky; Personal; Pretty Short]


Looking up from the couch......at the blue California sky,
thoughts have swung from what to write, to how much to eat, to....the time to die.
If I had my way I’d take a walk, but I’m sidelined by my “bad back”.
For now I’ll write this, put death on hold, and then perhaps eat pie,

.....or cake, or ice cream, or cereal,......or nuts, or even fruit.
And when I die I hope to be not-buried; I’ll have no need for a suit.
I only need to write a few more lines; I’m writing like a hack,
and if you don’t appreciate the result, you can give this poem the boot!

(January 2013)

Submitted: Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Edited: Thursday, February 06, 2014

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

dear reader, i'm not convinced that i like the rhyme scheme here. but it is different, which may be a plus. :) i wrote this a year ago and believe it was really what was going through my mind at the time.

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  • Valsa George (2/6/2014 12:11:00 AM)

    To write, to die, to eat.... this seems an odd priority! Make it 'To eat, to write, to die'! ! Let Death keep off its grip over Bri for some more time! Let him eat and write, for he can't keep these instincts at bay! !

    I give this poem the boot! ! (Report) Reply

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