Treasure Island

Laura Milner

(16.04.93 / Manchester)


Picked myself up from the concrete floor,
Skin grazed and raw, Knees weak
Shadowed surroundings echoed whispers of confusion.

Amongst the pines that pricked my careless hands
I stumbled head first into arms
Unforeseen and warm.
Shackled ankles came loose.

Rose up from a grave shallow and cold
Tongue untied,
Jaw slackened
you taught me to spit words that came tangled in thought.

Skeletons entwined without conflict.
My body became a vessel for
Seeped through every pore,
soaking my dress.

Submitted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 15, 2013

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