Treasure Island

Klarissa Esquer

(Tucson)

Lights after dark.


Some lights light up
Some just fronts
When you plug in the wire
Which distributes the electricity
You expect so much more then what happens
You wish all the lights would light up
And they do, but not at the same time
The timing is just off
Or the connection doesn’t connect
Whatever way they will or have shined
Then when all is over, you don’t need them anymore
The dark is now the one running
And the bright is the one standing
So no more lights for you
Until next day, when the sun goes away.

Submitted: Sunday, February 14, 2010
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