Treasure Island

Melikhaya Zagagana


I Want To Write A Poem That Says


From the beginning adversity
has been lingering on our
necks; Lives were broken and
continues to be. People chirp
long hours with their tears
transformed into rivers of
death. I want us to change
all that, i want us to heal
and be merry. I want those
rivers of our tears to run
dry. I want to write a poem
that says all will be well,
but words but words.

Submitted: Monday, June 24, 2013
Edited: Sunday, February 02, 2014

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