Treasure Island

maria sudibyo

(280883 / parist van java)

Rover Chronicle


The rover leaves his home
Leaving his father with right hand
Leaving his mother with left hand
Leaving his brother with right foot
Leaving his childhood with left foot

He moves forward and release the burden
Put the cushion from his back
Put the robe from his shoulder
Put the wine from his waist

The rover goes and sacrifices all
Sacrifice his fellowship
Sacrifice his lover
Sacrifice his soul

He still moves forward though lost everything
The Gods condemn him
All mothers wail over him

Because the rover keeps moving forward
Leaving tears
Leaving past
Looking for redemption
For everything he left
When he moves forward

Submitted: Monday, January 05, 2009
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  • Allen Steble (1/5/2009 10:17:00 PM)

    the rover wonders indeed, explains what the mind is like as well, searching for something greener or redemption i enjoyed reading had a mysterious theme, great piece (Report) Reply

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