Treasure Island

Alex Hoffmann


Caught in Lost Dreams


Of beauty unseen,
and manner like a queen,
she dances with me,
like a child of thirteen

The ease of my idleness
begins to disappear
when my eyes behold her
as she drops her brassiere

But lo and behold!
it did not last long
because my love for her body
as foretold, wasn't as strong

What could have been wasn't
yet I want her back
my soul can't be mollified
for its core hath been cracked

Submitted: Sunday, March 17, 2013
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