RIC S. BASTASA


under the cover of the blanket of darkness


under the cover
of the blanket of darkness
we feel the beating
of the fears in our hearts
and our mouths
mumble the need of
hands

however, lonely as we are
we like the beauty of the
silent island

not wanting to touch
the cloud the wind

simply because there is
nothing there

Submitted: Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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