Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


Analogy


just the two of us
we went to the beach this afternoon
she sits on the
bamboo chair
hanging her feet

she looks to the horizon
of the very calm sea

i walk towards the shore
undress myself and take my swim

i need it badly
i like to get that swim

as the sun begins to set
as she looks at how sad the fading is

it is like love
and life and mortality.

Submitted: Sunday, January 01, 2012
Edited: Monday, January 02, 2012
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