Treasure Island

Amy Marie

(July 13,1992 / United States)

Why


Childhood
Paints her dying lips in cherry red
To conceal herself – Why?

Rage and Age
Couple privately by the beaten window
Beneath Destiny's life – Why?

Childhood's mirror on her wall hangs
In ancient worn twigs lined
To display her 'image' – Why?

Gazes she into herself
Within a depth of silver
With an aching crack
The Crack of Conformity
WHY

Conformity
Her scarf ties
Around Childhood's frail neck.

See it
It's knitted in a million knots
Just like Social Interaction herself!
WHY

Submitted: Saturday, February 13, 2010
Edited: Monday, May 09, 2011

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