Treasure Island

Antonio Liao

(november 7,1957 / dapitan city)

time


for the one who loves
time travel so slowly like a snail
like the tortoise making love
under the sea

for the one who is angry
or the one who has so much hate
time travels so fast
like an arrow shot in the air
or the bullet hitting its target

but for me who writes
time freezes
i am frozen i feel like turning into a stone
a sculpture
a glass
i feel that i am not moving
stuck
like a chewing gum on the wall

the hours exist no more

Submitted: Thursday, August 14, 2008
Edited: Monday, August 18, 2008

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