Treasure Island

Abel Obando

(june 30,1982 / Tegucigalpa, Honduras)

Alone, Gone for So Long


i've been gone for so long...
my eyes can't recognize the image in a mirror,
my voice can't follow my thoughts
and my dreams left me alone.

I've been gone for so long...
my family doesn't realize when i'm here,
my own self doesn't know when i'm there
and my thoughts left me alone.

I've been gone for so long...
my friends can't speak anymore with me,
my stopped writing for me
and i left my own-self alone.

Alone, I've been gone for so long...
obnoxious thoughts and writings
people standing with me not being there
and superheroes showing up their faces.

As the end approaches
where was i at the beginning?
cause i've been long for so long...
that alone has to be the only word
or thing that could fulfill the rest overs of me!

Alone, gone for so long
as I've been gone for so long alone.

Submitted: Thursday, February 26, 2009
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