Treasure Island

chantelle ribeiro

(1970/10/07 / South Africa - Johannesburg)

For Angela...


Exhausted and spent
Unrecognizable to yourself
Eyes sunken from sleepless sorrow
Staring at the stranger in the mirror
Pain so exquisite twists the knife deeper
into your soul
Trembling
Betrayal
Fear of being alone
drowning your confidence
Tears cleanse and brings with it
Renewed hope
Strength is a woman's weapon
Character - her revenge

Submitted: Friday, May 13, 2011
Edited: Saturday, May 14, 2011

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