Treasure Island

Duku Akwasi Odwaa Boffour

(12 June 1985 / Nkawie)

A Lone Bird In The Forest


It is wet from the heavy rains
That killed all the family members
The big oak tree has fallen
From the rocking lightning
Feeling cold and alone on a tree
The melodious voice of the
Bird is heard for the last time
Whiw, whiw, whiw, ...
A stone from the catapult
Hit the lone bird and
It feel from the tree

Submitted: Thursday, January 24, 2013
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