Treasure Island

Mark R Slaughter


Cynicism of Human Mind


The human is a frame befleshed
And furnished with a mind enmeshed
In tarantellic throws of thought.

Tormented by a jealous rage,
Suspicion builds a filthy gauge
To measure all imaginary rivals.

The sea of flagellating surface
Copulates without a purpose -
A climax in a storm reviled
That splashes dying lands beguiled

By 'Save the World'
And other sickly pleas.


Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009

Submitted: Saturday, October 10, 2009
Edited: Sunday, May 08, 2011

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