Treasure Island

Alexandra Greif

(Angleton TX)

What I could and could not


I couldn't see, but I could hear...
I couldn't touch, but I could feel...
I couldn't walk, but I traveled...
I couldn't eat, but was never hungry...
I couldn't care, but I could cry...
I could smerk and I could sigh...
But I could never wake,
But would also never die...
I was by myself, but never lonely...
This is what it is like in the dark of the daytime light...

Submitted: Thursday, February 19, 2009
Edited: Saturday, April 24, 2010

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