Treasure Island

mary douglas


I Will Return To You, My City of Emeralds


I will return to you, my city of emeralds
grasping at no straws

that were ever offered

a golden rain falls in the street

in my heart, another world revolves

why don't you see? in the
cherry balloon just overhead
I am

casting roses at your
incomprehension

mary angela douglas 30 october 1998

Submitted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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