Treasure Island

Terence George Craddock (Spectral Images and Images Of Light)


23feb Wait For Last Miracles Last Pockets Of Hope


day’s heat hot dust sweat
day’s heat hot fear sweat
day’s heat fear darkness trapped

night fear earth blanket sweat
night fear earth darkness sweat
night fear chill fear buried alive

with reverence we dust dig
with reverence we hope dig
decay steals into noses silence says

dig in ruins of other buildings
dig in ruins where hope lays trapped
dig where dogs nose hope life trapped

these dead here will wait for last rites
these dead will wait to be reverence buried
wait for last miracles last pockets of hope found


Copyright © Terence George Craddock

Submitted: Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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