Treasure Island

Thomas White


God blessed man with a gun


God blessed man with a gun
with a bullet and a yellow sun
and all seemed well:
there was abundant light
land for the people to dwell
until God brought night

God couldn't give
the ability for them to live
under the same yellow sun

Man blessed man with his gun
with a bullet and a red sun
and all seemed ill
there was abundant night
cattle for the people to kill
until no one was left to fight

God couldn't resolve
the question of how to live
under the same yellow sun

Submitted: Monday, July 05, 2010
Edited: Tuesday, July 06, 2010

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