Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


To Mrs, J. B.M.


someone close to our hearts
dies today
after three days of struggle
to be free

i am saying my prayers
i am sending my condolences

two hearts are deeply spliced
one inside and the other outside

she was so young and so beautiful
on such an early waste of spool

may the gates of heaven open
let her go where she'd been.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 01, 2013

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