Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Imagined Importance


Youth wasted on spent elderly people, sitting in seats
of lying all their days, proclaiming their innocence
with forked tongues.
How pitiful and useless they are in their imagined
seats of importance.

Submitted: Thursday, August 22, 2013
Edited: Saturday, March 01, 2014

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