Treasure Island

Jeremy Rascon

(September 24,1993 / Silver City NM)

Nuevo Mexico


What happen to the promise?


Did it die
as soon as we crossed?
or hid-
and got lost?
was it not bilingual?
or did it need a translator-
maybe if we paid a toll?


perhaps if our skin was lighter
and accents not so thick


is it like a bomb closer to
explosion with each tick?

Submitted: Tuesday, March 06, 2012
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