Treasure Island

DAVID GERARDINO

(9/19/1963)

WHEN THE PAST WAS DRAGED FORWARD438


when the past has been
draged forward, your find
a child, alone and defeated.
when the past has been draged
forward, your find a child
hiding in his mothers arm.
when the past has been draged
forward, your find a child
with splints and bandages
and a black eye, .
when the past has been draged
forward, your find a child,
waiting for good old dad,
with a gun.

Submitted: Saturday, August 06, 2005
Edited: Monday, September 12, 2005

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