Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


A new generation of dishonest people


Our denials
are what make us move

for instance we deny
the hardness of the stone
and the rope

we deny that we have
heads
and that make us
more adaptable
here

our denials
constant as they are
make us all alive

we keep mumbling
we pay the price
for this

we look around
honest people are hanged
and their remaining
children
keep asking

what did you teach them?
honesty kills.

Submitted: Saturday, April 27, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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