Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Waylaid Trust


Placing trust in others shouldn't happen,
because they will waylay it somewhere along the way.
Mistrusting every motive is a necessary beatitude in life.

Such is the way of the world.
Taking in all of earthly goods, knowing they will be folded
negatively into closets, crammed intuitively forever.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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