Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Living Inside Blazes


Selecting desires to be allowed entrance into consciousness
of my mind.

Being beckoned with a fundamental wish to be something more
than what I already am.

Soothing anger, filling every breath, as I continue living
inside blazes of fires, started when younger, never able to
be put out.

Facing these flames every day, causing an exasperating feud
to continue through the years deep within me.

Checking depths, finding that I cannot find their endings
here in life right now.

Submitted: Sunday, August 24, 2014

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