Treasure Island

Anele TheAfrikanSon kaMthethungqongqo Potelwa

(1992 March 03 / South Africa (eDutywa, Mfenguland, staying in Cape Town))

A Better Lover


We All Want To Be Man,
But I Want To Be A Better Man
We All Want To Be Husbands,
But I Want To Be A Better Husband

We All Want To Be Fathers,
But I Want To Be A Better Father
We All Want To Be Sons,
I Have Always Wanted To Be A Better Son

We All Want To Be Leaders
But I Want To Be A Better Leader,
We Want To Achieve
But Me,
I want To That Better Achiever

We May Have Lost
But Still Want To Be A Better Loser,
We Failed,
But Still Want To Be A Better Failer

Bare This
Hear This
And Never Dare It
We All Want To Be Lovers,
But I Want To Be A Better Lover,

Submitted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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  • Soulistical The Poet (5/26/2012 11:40:00 AM)

    O! realy? Dats jst some wonderful stuff truely written with much honesty. You just do not disappoint Anele. Do u? You one of the most active young lad I've came across (Report) Reply

  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (5/23/2012 10:45:00 AM)

    Its indeed good fdull of UN-expectations...and you've carried me thro'

    Specially 'But Still Want To Be A Better Loser, ' thats the spirit if we get everything best life becomes stale insipid

    I thank you for a poem with fodder for thought...tenner ~ Regards ~ niv

    Thanks for comment on my poem I Want To Be Raped
    Invite to read and comment on my sequel poem [read as a protest] ‘Ogling Orgy’ or any … Thanks …..Sorry for belated comment (Report) Reply

  • Siyabonga a Nxumalo (5/22/2012 3:10:00 PM)

    Indeed, I also wana be a better father to my kids and a better lover to my sweetheart! ! awesome my friend...
    Siya_! ! (Report) Reply

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