Treasure Island

Edwina Reizer

(12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

Can You Chain Me?


so I can’t escape?
Close all the windows.
Shut the drape.
Hold me tight
and never let me go.
For I don’t fear the capture
will frighten me
as much as the thought
of you setting me free.

What would I do if I were free?
I’d ask to be sentenced once more.
And you my love, could chain me
just as you did before.

Submitted: Sunday, April 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, April 22, 2013
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