Treasure Island

nina ...


cohered.


lying in a bed; complete
and total silence

nothing compares to hearing
your own thoughts

thoughts that run together with
a patter never before known

a patter that exemplifys the screams
of the heart

the whimpering of the brain; no way
to confuse the two

the whimpering and screams
remain low; almost unheard

for the brain and heart know
that all is insatiable

thoughts come too close together
to realize the contradiction of one another

whimpering and screams too far apart
to soothe to a point of placidity

lying in a bed; obstructed
and stymied

Submitted: Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Edited: Sunday, July 18, 2010

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