Treasure Island

Margaret Alice Second

(24 January 1961 / South Africa)

Lost Peter Pan


Thinking about relationships - already
lost contact with Peter Pan, my brother,
who threatened to tell my beloved bad
things about me, his younger sister

I always take all threats seriously, took
the email menace straight to my beloved
who said he was not interested in any
stories about me, his wife, therefore

He recommended I break off all contact,
if any nasty gossip reached my beloved,
he would blame ME for allowing a threat
to our domestic felicity to be part of my life

Given that Peter Pan had already insulted
me, I had to agree, could not take the risk
that he might disrupt my little family,
farewell to my brother because

My beloved takes priority…

[Losing family members are sad – luckily I was given a new
older brother who has never turned his back on me, thank
you Ivan for being the older brother I miss so much]

6 September 2013

Submitted: Friday, September 06, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 09, 2013

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