Treasure Island

Mandolyn ...


i'll churn the butter while you fish


park the truck off the grid
plant a tent
pound the fire,
nail it in there good-

gather sticks and don't forget
to play four chords
while i pretend
i'm singing to a mountain man
who winks at me and blows a kiss
as we cross a timeless bridge-

Submitted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Edited: Thursday, July 31, 2014

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written in 2001

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