Treasure Island

Morgan Michaels


Your Love


Your love is heavy
like a cinder-block.
It slips through my hands
when I pick it up
like a liquid rock.

It hauls me up
to the sun and up
then hurls me down-
Rolls me in spit, then
dusts me with scorn.

Up one wave I slide
then slip down,
then up, then down,
to find my nets torn
empty and drowned.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Edited: Thursday, April 10, 2014

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