Treasure Island

Kolawole Ajao

(Akure, Ondo State Nigeria)

If


If
He
Degenerated
Like
Roots
Of
Shrubs
Amidst
No
Sin
And
Guilt
Call
Him
A
Saint

If
WhenIn
His
Prime
He
Wined
And
Din ed
With
Men
Of
Valour
Call
Him< br>A
Hero

If
He
Ever
Spoke
And
Sat
With
Sages
And
Poets
An d
Etchers
Call
Him
A
Polyhistor

Submitted: Friday, August 05, 2011
Edited: Saturday, August 06, 2011

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  • Eric Cockrell (8/5/2011 7:03:00 PM)

    well done... if... we listened to our hearts we could hear other people! very good poem! (Report) Reply

  • Jim Troy (8/5/2011 10:28:00 AM)

    Great job......... makes me rub my chin and consider........ I love your style
    and choice of words............. I think you are a polyhistor........ Thanks for asking me to read and comment............. Respectfully: ........... Jim Troy (Report) Reply

  • Jim Troy (8/5/2011 10:24:00 AM)

    I love your style......... It makes me rub my chin and consider things..... and your ending is profound and a wise choice of wording..... Glad you asked me to read and comment........ I feel you are a polyhistor........ Respectfully: Jim Troy (Report) Reply

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