Treasure Island

Thomas Donnelly

(23rd October 1994)

As The Lake Is


I was not born to greatness
But cursed to want to be.
Like the lake in the shadow of mountains
Dreams to be the sea.

Submitted: Monday, April 14, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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