Treasure Island

Norman Santos

(Nov.19,1990 / Philippines)

Felled From Your Skies


After the mayhem underneath
the enshrouding darkness,
the beaten and the sad
collect themselves
and fraternize with the loneliness
that the elegy of hope sang,
and I wonder if it was inertia
or the dutiful hands
of the senescent night
that brought me amongst
the felled daggers
from your skies.

Submitted: Thursday, July 04, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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