Blogging Poetry

Broken Locks

We should have listened and not dug there. So many had done so before.

In the past,

We unearthed
a treasure chest
with
old wood and
rusted clasps.

Its broken lock
told us that
it had been
plundered
long ago.

We left
a message
for you,

“Dig elsewhere, the treasure has gone.”


© CGT, 2018.

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