Treasure Island

Naveed Akram

(15 December 1973 / London, England)

A Big Present


A thick present is like a book,
It is opened for the look
And wades in for the kill,
Plenty of crime is in being ill.
The voluminous writers of poetry
Are again in love with learning labouriously.
They read them with phrases hurting,
Inside is pleasure of burning
On the right side of humanity,
But what of you and charity?

Submitted: Thursday, April 30, 2009

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