Treasure Island

Lillian B. Rose

(Virgo. / Wisconsin)

Drained (2005)


Today I sunk down
Deep in the sheets
Resistant to rising
so frail and weak
My body is tired
My eyes wish to close
But the world
Won't stop moving
so I can catch
An hour more
Rest in your safety
whatever I hear
Of the world self-destructing
as the night disapears
and morning too soon
arrives in it's place
Pushing me forward
to join the new day

Submitted: Sunday, May 31, 2009
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