Treasure Island

Alejandra Berber

(Septermber 19,1992 / Lynwood, California)

Secret release


Tell me secrets only silence knows.

Shout me the pain that entwines in your chest,
when tears wish to pour thoughts
as you curl in the farthest corner of your present cage.

Gnaw in my sorrow as I taste the sour confessions you whisper to me.
Shutter your wings as you release yourself from the stitching sighs that held you down.

And when you're done sharing what teased your frown,
smile down at me.

Assure me you'll ride the wind and climb the stars
because then ill know you won't turn back ever again.

Submitted: Monday, April 22, 2013
Edited: Monday, April 22, 2013
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