Treasure Island

Kate Piloton

(April 21 1976 / Manila Phillippines)


Tears flowing from my cheeks
Lips glued with chest about to explode
Gazing from the rectangular frame beyond
The heavy left and right foot left
Thank God I was able to cross the first bar.

The journey seemed endless
Sitting and the mind was wondering
The long sojourn had ended
The left and right foot left
Again I was able to cross another bar.

In both arms the loads were heavy
The body was shivering in fright
The long meandering queue was in sight
Time passed and I crossed another bar.

The sea of mean eternally flowed
Creating sounds nobody knew
A sweet modulated voice was heard
The heavy left and right foot left
Instinctively I crossed another bar.

Men locked in a huge vessel
That flew in a cloudy blue sky
A seemingly endless voyage had ended
I crossed another bar.

Queues of tens and twenties
Uniformed men were shouting
The passengers in the vessels were obeying
Praise God I crossed the last bar.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 08, 2009

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