Treasure Island

Jonathan ROBIN

(22 September / London)

Pros and Cons


Some read, some rest, while others play,
some crosswords puzzle as the day
to night tracks onwards while life’s train
repeats, repeats, the same refrain.

Some through life’s window stare as they
dream on lost worlds in wayward way,
some forward bend to golden g[r]ain,
some backward tend in times of strain.

Some watch their neighbours watch them weigh
the pros and cons of yea or nay,
some thoughts would open, some restrain
emotions’ f[l]avour as profane.

There are so few who dare relay
fair message sharing interplay.

Submitted: Saturday, November 18, 2006
Edited: Saturday, November 20, 2010

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