Treasure Island

Siegfried OheneSidza

(Kumasi- Ghana)

Absconding Pain


A pain in his joy,
A wisp of hope rose in his heart
And the thoughts of a loved one
Disappears like smoke in the thick clouds.
Rains hung in the air as the waves were overcast.
Pain run through the doors of his heart as it tried
To find shelter from the rains falling outside
Hardly seem to care but the rhythms and beat of the song
Playing lifted his soul up in the flames.
Joy came by and chased pain out of his heart.
Once, I will not say “Upon a time”, for there was no time then,
Only eternity and the gifts of healing.



23rd March,2007

Submitted: Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Edited: Thursday, May 02, 2013

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