Treasure Island

Buxton Shippy

(7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

What If I Could...


What would my world be
If I have never been tempted?
Maybe I would be pure as dew
To see the silver linings;
Although my desire is this,
The world we live in will not allow it.
What if I could start over
To have only angels write on my mind,
Tempering my eyes to see only the holy?
Would my realities be heavenly,
Or even paradise?

Submitted: Sunday, September 01, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 02, 2013

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