Treasure Island

Robert James Busby

(16/12/1989 / Leicester)

Archaic Musings


Above archaic musings
beneath the sound of drums
a wilderness of excuses
a thousand hate filled ones

Traversing through the city
a wasp attracted to my thumb
the pain was more than pity
though the wasp no longer lingers on

Within the hearts of anxious men
emerge ephemeral opinions
and I assuage without a sound
the price of their decisions

The only possession there is to spend
Is time; an accord struck with gravity
that allows not only to few to rise
but the vast majority

Though tragedy is quite appealing
to the ones whose dreams prosaic
to falter along a fixed tangent
their fleeting thoughts archaic

Submitted: Thursday, September 29, 2011
Edited: Friday, September 30, 2011
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