Treasure Island

Laurence Overmire


A good poem


is like a bullet that goes
straight to the heart

life and death on the line

immortality
but a short breath away.


(Previously published in The Hold, March 2004)

Submitted: Thursday, April 20, 2006
Edited: Friday, April 04, 2008

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  • Walterrean Salley (7/26/2012 10:52:00 PM)

    A poem either grabs you, or it doesn’t. You can feel a good poem immediately, as it touches the heart. And it stays with you forever. Good writing. (Report) Reply

  • R H (4/23/2006 1:58:00 PM)

    This is definitely 'a good poem' Laurence. Kind regards, Justine. (Report) Reply

  • ***** ********* (4/20/2006 9:08:00 AM)

    Yes yes yes! lol Perfect shot Laurence! Walking wounded! still smiling....off to bath them! bubble bubble Tai (Report) Reply

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