Treasure Island

Mandolyn ...


the jar has more than wasps


my heart swells
these lumps that never heal-

there's still life on my chest,
but the painter grew weary and left
me and my dragons
you and your sting-

you are every bite
i never bit back

Submitted: Monday, July 14, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): pain

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

written in 2011

Comments about this poem (the jar has more than wasps by Mandolyn ... )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

New Poems

  1. Morning, Sara Hopkins
  2. My India (Hindi) भारत अपना, S.D. TIWARI
  3. from 'The Double' VIII, Morgan Michaels
  4. MY DOLL, Ritusmera Mundakkal
  5. Hope and promises, hasmukh amathalal
  6. September Rain, Musfiq us shaleheen
  7. Elusive Is Zen, Tad Russell
  8. Analogy, Angela K Brown
  9. Anxiety, Angela K Brown
  10. Searching for Truth, Angela K Brown

Poem of the Day

poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

The mist has left the greening plain,
The dew-drops shine like fairy rain,
The coquette rose awakes again
Her lovely self adorning.

The Wind is hiding in the trees,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Alone, Maya Angelou
  10. No Man Is An Island, John Donne

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]