Treasure Island

Leslie Philibert

(6th March 1954 / London, England)

Cinema


We stare holes
in the dark air;
we are all together
but far apart,
holding hands
like a cut-out
from Matisse,
a wrapped box
of unsteady futures,
a breath baked
like a cake.
Then the surprise
when the light
returns;
we have lost
the tenancy of heaven.

Submitted: Saturday, May 03, 2014

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