Treasure Island

Laura Milner

(16.04.93 / Manchester)

A Fondness For Elephants


A fondness for elephants
You ask me to forget.
I wait for it to happen,
but it has not. Not yet.

Will I forever have to be deceptive?
Forever impersonate joy?
My heart is a human organ
My heart is not a toy.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Edited: Friday, November 15, 2013

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