Treasure Island

graham russell

(29-08-1970 / glasgow)

the snake


were does the sun go
at night asked the otter
of the frog.
it gets swallowed by a snake
said a frog to an otter
then how does it reapper
in the morning asked
an otter of a frog
the snake awakes and
regurgitates when its
time to begin again
said a frog to an otter
as they watch the sun
rise above their eyes
thinking of a snake
that would never be late.

Submitted: Monday, August 10, 2009
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