Treasure Island

Chad Otte


Solace


Capture me with your last breath

I've longed to know you my whole life

Simple thoughts whispered engaged my blood

I revel in your countenance

Life shutters at the mere thought of your presence

Water flows through me like a dry river bottom

Hungry words are set in motion

Saplings seek your refuge

The sun vibrates your existence

I alone take solace.

Submitted: Friday, January 28, 2011

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