Treasure Island

sallam yassin

(05/06/1968 / Hargeisa, Somaliland)

Barren Gale


A Cold war
Or
A cold peace
Still
Dying
Still
Fighting
S till
Vanishing
The hope
Still
Betting
On that
Green
Money
The glory
Isn’t the gold
That gorilla war
Isn’t a game
What a grain
U will gain
Coffin and groan
So greedy
Barren gale
So gloomy
That goal

Submitted: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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  • Yasmeen Khan (5/26/2013 3:03:00 AM)

    It can be interpreted on symbolic level...sad and gloomy depicting hopessness and sensitivity of the poet towards surrounding. (Report) Reply

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