Treasure Island

Justin Tallman

(September 4th,1989 / Milwaukee, WI)

Rock 'n Roll


The electric feeling
when steel strings strum
the echo of women
falling head over heels
in love
for just one minute like
night

The smell of cigarettes
caught in sound
and the drunk
chorus line
ringing in the eardrums
way past the next morning

The swing of hips
in unison
breaking bottles
in a cocky
sort of way
smug smiles
smiling
enchanting
and charming
the casual day

packing the balls
to face
the all time low
sleeping in the dumpster
just to feel alive
and pissing in public
for a ticket
a rebellious badge

You can find my libido
shaking
in Rock 'n' Roll

Submitted: Thursday, December 20, 2012

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