Treasure Island

Isabella Francis

(18 June 1996 / India)

Heartless


I lay shrouded by blankets,
My shallow breathing could be heard in snippets.

I lay and wondered why was I still breathing,
Even though my heart had long stopped beating.

I had been rescued from drowning they say,
But why did you save me tell me I pray.

I tell you it was an accident,
But my conscience screams that it was a deliberate incident.

I felt the waves embrace me as I fell down in the sea,
Of all the ppl in this world it was chosen to be me.

I'd fought with it and won with a terrible mess,
The fight did all to me and left me heartless.

Submitted: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, January 03, 2012

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