Treasure Island

Jacqueline Anne Corcoran


Cheer


mouth of asparagus stars
the moment a passing cow

night peeled to eyes
beneath runny roofs
thoughts invisible and dry

you don’t step inside you sail
a ship of wondering immigrants
a drift of peonies after a storm

the future a brazen hussy
a smile of sunrise pelicans

you say goodbye in dove
my skin falls off
the sky is clapping hands

Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2014

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