Treasure Island

Pia Andersson


Star boy


What kind of woman do you want
Star boy?
My intellect was never strong enough
to keep you.
You could never understand
the soil, the grass wasn´t for you,
busy howling to the stars and the moon.
That map isn´t mine, Star boy.
Is independence really a virtue?

I can hear you howling,
as I´m laying in the grass.
I want to forget you,
but your fingerprints never left my body.

Submitted: Sunday, March 20, 2005
Edited: Sunday, August 13, 2006

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