Treasure Island

Richard Jarboe


It's Dark Out There


So what did you expect?
It's dark out there,
And cold.
Outer space is very, very cold.

Suns are good for light,
But they blow up,
Or implode.

It's dark out there,
So man worked with fire,
Then electricity,
But critics call their methods of creating light evil.

Folks don't like monopolies,
Even making light has dark tendencies
Moralistically,
But what are you going to do,
People are scared of the dark.

Submitted: Thursday, September 22, 2011
Edited: Thursday, September 22, 2011

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