Treasure Island

Duku Akwasi Odwaa Boffour

(12 June 1985 / Nkawie)

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Faith


Friend, the world is hard
Countryman, the world is really hard
Brother, the world is very hard
Where problems are stable mountain
In the middle of a long journey

Friend, don't forget problems
That shines the day is greater
Than the rains in a month
But the blessings
Mightier than the the blue blue ocean

Countryman, tell the sons of my father
The womb from which I came from
That I bury the dead alone
Because of my Faith

Submitted: Friday, April 13, 2012
Edited: Friday, April 13, 2012

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  • Anthony Di''anno (7/19/2014 4:36:00 AM)

    Faith can be the saviour of broken spirits and also be used to justify the cold blooded murder of those who share a different view.

    It's a powerful thing. As is your excellent poem. (Report) Reply

  • Babatunde Aremu (7/19/2013 3:01:00 AM)

    Nice write. It is true that problems are stable than mountains but with faith they can be leveled. Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Ugoh Ifeanyi (7/19/2012 8:39:00 AM)

    Wat a nice poem..u wrote Duku, congrats for the poem of dayit worth.
    This ur poem is really encouraging, with poetry itself flowing through it..nice work.
    More power to your elbow. (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson (7/18/2012 10:47:00 AM)

    what the nice work. i like the three last lines the most. yeah, some people die in lonely condition because of their own believe. nice work DUKU
    Ellias (Report) Reply

  • John Raubenheimer (5/27/2012 11:47:00 AM)

    I like the repetition in this poem which, together with its imagery, gives it its power. I wish English was an easier language for a budding poet. (Report) Reply

  • Romeo Della Valle (4/13/2012 7:37:00 PM)

    Wow! Congratulation my dear friend Duku Akwasi! You have decided to enter triumphantly into the Poetry World! WELCOME! What a way by posting this your first poem well crafted and poignant with a rich imagery! This amazing write has become your stepping stone to start a long journey through the path of beauty and talent! Congratulations again! 10+++ Thank you for sharing and keep it up! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

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