Treasure Island

Gary Revel

(June 29,1949 / Florala, Alabama USA)

What's Your Excuse


Blackness moved up
Without a warning
Nor a hint

Not to my face
But to my back it came

Creeping
Leaping
Driving

Plunging me
Into the utter
Depths of despair

Into a nightmare of fear and
Terror I had never thought possible

Changing me
Making me
The disciple of Satan
The Devil himself

What's your excuse

Submitted: Monday, June 21, 2004

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