Treasure Island

Justin Tallman

(September 4th,1989 / Milwaukee, WI)

Just An Empty Chest


The thing about eyes
is that
they stare
at everything
at every detail
and at times
they stare
at me

They watch me
watch me move
analyzing the smallest
twitch
and ask
'What the hell was that?
Why did that happen?
Did it bother you?
Has it happened before? '
So I dig
a desperate hole
deep into my head
to uncover buried treasure

Just an empty chest
with no answer

Submitted: Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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