Treasure Island

David McLansky

(5/24/1944 / New York City)

Why Must I Dwell


On her defects
Sad victim of
Her shared neglect;

The unconscious joy
That she know
Leaves me en-mailed
Defensive pos;

It’s bad enough
To live on guard
But must I muse
On her regard?

Why must I dwell
On her defects,
Sad victim of
Her auto wreck?

Submitted: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013

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