Treasure Island

Judah Quintana

(Santa Cruz California)

Something about silence.


Under a shattered cloud sky
Words spoken that will bleed you dry
Of sympathy and charity
It will all be swelled to burst
And the bag will resonate
Across your remaining years
Never able to forget the words spoken
And the emotions following
Then the screaming emptiness
That silences it all

Submitted: Saturday, October 27, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, April 20, 2011
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