Treasure Island

Edwina Reizer

(12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

Finality


When you leave, when you stray
will you say to me
I'll be back. I won't be long,
just you wait and see?

I say I cannot wait for you
for I shall grow too cold.
And if and when you're back again
I will be too old.

Too old to fondle, too old to kiss
with a brittle heart between us.
So if you leave, if you stray
take the quickest bus.

Submitted: Friday, May 17, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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