Treasure Island

Lauren B Called

(Motown)

Layers Peeled Back


it is not without a price
emotional toll like dragging feet
blood flows like ice
she thinks of a partner
in past protections
his strength, his tears
their connection
his heart, his words
the inner strife
more than ever now
she wishes for
his arms tonight

Submitted: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 22, 2013
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