Treasure Island

David McLansky

(5/24/1944 / New York City)

The Prisonner's Rosary


I'm warm,
I'm dry,
My stomach's fed;
I have a place
To rest my head;
I have a clean
And narrow bed;
The guards
Laugh
At the jokes
I spread

Submitted: Thursday, May 30, 2013
Edited: Thursday, September 05, 2013
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