Treasure Island

Taylor Rosewood

(California/USA)

A Road Bending South


A road bending south
at a four degree bank-
gravity and motion
perfectly aligned-

The sun is a portal
yet to be entered.

Rows of sugarcane
sway in the wind.

I break off a stalk
to give to my daughter,
as millions of prisms
bend light on the sea.

She silently thanks me
and looks at the shoreline.

Flash bulbs of sunlight
streak pennant-like leaves.

Submitted: Thursday, December 02, 2010
Edited: Thursday, December 02, 2010
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