Treasure Island

Miroslava Odalovic

(Montenegro)

You cannot teach me


I paint the birds because they fly
And draw the windmills because they spin

I colour the hearts because they beat
And dance the dawns for what they are

I write the words because they speak
When silences spread I listen – you know
I listen carefully so as not to get mute

No one taught me that
I always knew

©Miroslava Odalovic

Submitted: Thursday, January 19, 2012
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