Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


how can i ever be?


how can i ever be
a very short moment
fluttering in a few minutes
and then be gone
as a memory without a trace
in the labyrinth
of man's whims
in the caprices of history
in the clasp of
serendipity

how can i ever be just a butterfly
in your mind?

Submitted: Saturday, June 27, 2009
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