Treasure Island

john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Illusion


a death warrant signed
with the very thing we hang onto for life
veins and arteries in a million knots
not an inch to let go for breath
the physique festers in a despicable illusion
we had clung onto with pain and expectation

Submitted: Sunday, October 30, 2011
Edited: Monday, October 31, 2011

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