Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


Deja vu de ja vu


What were we
before this?

we have assumed
shapes
that do not now
fit

were you the flower
to my bough?
or the apple to my
tree?

why have i become
so attached to you?

was there a connection
before?
was i the trail to your
mountain?

was i your wing?
were you my lover?

you only appear in
my dream
and yet you have become
so real

like a finger to my hand
an eye to my face.

Submitted: Saturday, April 27, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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