Treasure Island

Laurence Overmire


Unable to Label


Or understand the overlap of similar, yet
Different things, we waste
The opportunity, lose sight of

Horizons that measure the distance
Between earth and sky
Forget to ask the questions

Whose answers lie hidden
Behind the crenellated walls
Of our own perceptions.


(Previously published in A Little Poetry, Summer Fall 2007 Issue)

Submitted: Thursday, April 24, 2008

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