Treasure Island

Peter Daniel Phiri

(21/06/1989 / Kadoma)

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If I Find Time, I Will Love You


I'm a hustler, I have to keep moving.
Money is my business, yours is loving me.
Don't place too much hope on eyeing another eclipse,
It may take a lifetime.
Please smile, don't waste your precious tears my dear.
If I find time, I will love you.

I can't promise you or society anything,
If I do, I deserve punishment.
But I'm certain I'll make it in life.

Let me pack my bags again;
I'm going globetrotting.
I can hear the sound of water in Victoria Falls.
I'm afraid I will take another leap of faith.
I will mount an elephant and proceed to Barbados Islands.
When the sun goes down, the fun begins.
If I'm left with my last cent, I will hustle again.
Time is a luxury I don't have,
But if I find time, I will love you.

I have a lot of languages to learn,
I have a lot of places to go,
And an empire to build.
It may take me a lifetime.
I was born a hustler, I can't give guarantees.
But if I find time, I will love you.

Submitted: Saturday, July 21, 2012

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  • Lyn Paul (8/26/2013 4:54:00 AM)

    What an interesting adventure you have written. A great poem of the day (Report) Reply

  • Pranab K Chakraborty (8/26/2012 2:23:00 AM)

    Appreciate such different style of displaying love. Quiet perfect the utterance of time. Money first, ambition to fulfill first and after then if get time could spent for love. Exactly..... But a tragedy begins when we realise love is not at all a commodity which could be purchased. Flesh is available, obedience available by money but LOVE perhaps more than this. A feeling of fulfillment that could be attained by different practice of life, perhaps.....Pranab k c 10 (Report) Reply

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