Treasure Island

maria sudibyo

(280883 / parist van java)

Dentist Talks Death


Children know by instinct
Adult know by learning
But they prefer to meet danger
Than have toothache

They pray often in chapel
They on the line for confession
But they more tremble
In my waiting room

Whether the pain they can’t stand
Or the powerless time their in my hands
But sometimes they more scared to see me
Than death itself

Submitted: Monday, October 19, 2009

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