Treasure Island

Kevin Patrick

(Taurus / Ontario)

A late night walk that ends in Peace - June 22,2012


Vultures meander on their bikes
the gas station lights flicker
I walk with quickened pace and brawn
To escape their rapacious tongs' that glimmer
Obscenities chew centurion words
Bayonet looks from across the river
On asphalt roads of distant concrete
I escape to be their dinner

Submitted: Friday, June 22, 2012

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