Treasure Island

Laura Milner

(16.04.93 / Manchester)

Phoridae


Exhuming the past from an unburdened soil
Disturbing a surface that's been hardened by toil
Scuttle flies grow curious,
turn away from their bones
The roots are withered, broken
the reason unknown
Plagued with anxiety, frown lines deepen
the memory decayed, diluted... weakened

Submitted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Edited: Thursday, April 11, 2013

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