Treasure Island

Sylvia Chidi

(Germany)

A moment of fun


It was regrettably a moment
A moment of fun
Right under the sun
As I try to run
Captivated by fear
The harm is already done
I wonder which gender will be born
Where was that elastic
Known by its other name as condom?

Sporadic thoughts storm my brain cells
I better prepare a futuristic story to tell
Will it be a boy or girl?

An unwanted birth
On my cranky old bed set
Where bodies have mixed up
And churned up in anticipated sweat
I regret, I fret
I regret, I fret
Realising the damage
I rage, low on wage and engage
In remorseful thoughts
My thirst has been quenched and trenched

Was it worth it? Behold No!
Did I need it? Behold Yes!
The left overs are the fruit of my labour
The consequences are my only neighbour
At this time I need a saviour
How can I bring a child up all alone?
What direction have the warm winds blown?
In a moment of fun
I lost but he won
Now he is on the run

Submitted: Monday, November 14, 2005
Edited: Wednesday, June 02, 2010

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  • *Trusting You* (12/23/2008 11:08:00 PM)

    Was it worth it? Behold No!
    Did I need it? Behold Yes!
    The left overs are the fruit of my labour
    The consequences are my only neighbour
    wow great lines... I am sorry this happend to you but this poem is AMAZING really fantastic job.
    Becca (Report) Reply

  • Scarlett Treat (2/18/2006 12:59:00 PM)

    Regret or Too Little Too Late or The Morning After - any of these titles would work just as well. (Report) Reply

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