Treasure Island

JohnPeter Creighton

(Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois / 15 March1961)

What I must say (taking liberties with a poem by William Carlos William)


Forgive me
Father William,
for I have sinned.

I ate those plums
which you had ordained
be eaten for breakfast
after Matins.

They were so sweet
like sin
delicious!

Submitted: Friday, January 09, 2009
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