Treasure Island

joseph harlacher 111

(09/27/1951 / Seattle)

In Case He Leaves


after being alone
before we phone
call him away
high tide today
swept to say
I mean I may
decide not to stay
going away to no one
going today to be one
going to say I love you
deciding to stay and be some one
make a point
to be someone else
along to say to him
I am ok with you to stay
so if you go and forget today
you might always know
I love you so.

Submitted: Monday, December 23, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 23, 2013

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on my travels this didn't happen but I wanted it so too.

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