ODOP: Destination

i gave up several fortunes
—small ones—as the ship wasn’t sailing here

and several estates i put up for sale,
and graced the first takers with all the keys,
circled their necks with golden chains by my own hands

a cure for my arthritis
i forswore, a hermit healer, as some
pains are more precious than safety

for this is the last
ship that shall ever sail
for Cebu city of stars

Copyright 2010 Jobey George

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1 Comment »

  1. Lelo said

    This makes me think of some good fantasy story that I once read… can’t remember which. Well done.

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