Treasure Island

RIC S. BASTASA


true love sometimes gets unrequitted, and it is very painful


how the moon and the stars
truly loved the sun

how the sun
with its arrogance keeps busy all the day

how the moon hides sometimes
on the nights when the stars
are away

the moon
feeling so lonely
till this day
her true love for the sun
still unrequitted

and indeed it is very painful
the moon bleeds
her tears
and blood flow like her
shining moonlight

Submitted: Saturday, June 14, 2008

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