Treasure Island

Nina gáspari

(05/13/1985)

Mutation


they all ran
fools
rushing
believing the world could come to an end
shoving
tripping
out of breath
their feet couldn´t catch their agonies
aching wounds
dreams that couldn´t be
giants collapsing
unwavering beings, trembling
cursing
ignoring
all of them...just ran
trying to fit in tiny holes
tiny spheres appeared to be comfortable craters
ignoring the skies above
staring at the floor
the day could´ve come, and they would finally be judged
so absorbed in being absolved
they failed to realize
the storm didn´t announce the end of something that started long ago
didn´t even notice
the sky was clear
the sunlight
didn´t even notice
the changes they sought

Submitted: Wednesday, March 09, 2011

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