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Comfort Ndlovu


If Only Wishes Were Horses, Part 3


I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish
But if you wish to wish the wish the witch wishes,
I won't wish to wish the wish you wish to wish.
I'd wish like you - like you do
and the wishes of ours would surely come true
If only wishes were horses!

I dream to dream the dream you dream to dream
But if you dream to dream the dream the dead dream,
I won't dream to dream the dream you dream to dream.
I'd dream like you - like you do
and the dreams of ours would thus come true
If only wishes were horses!

I desire to desire the desire you desire to desire,
But, if you desire to desire the desire the deer desires
I won't desire to desire the desire you desire to desire.
I'd desire like you - like you do
and our desires would really come true
If only wishes were horses!

I choose to choose the shoes you choose to choose,
But, if you choose to choose the shoes the Jews choose,
I won't choose to choose the shoes you choose to choose.
I'd walk in your shoes - your shoes of success
And then I'd have no stress,
If only wishes were horses!

I love to love the love you love to love,
But if you love to love the love the losers love
Then I won't love to love the love you love to love.
I'd love you and the world,
I'd love you more than itself the word,
If only wishes were horses!

I would, anyway, wish or dream or desire or choose or love like you do
BUT it surely would come true
If only, if only, if only wishes were horses!

Submitted: Saturday, October 20, 2012
Edited: Saturday, October 20, 2012

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It is possible, in this life, for one to yearn for the impossible!

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  • Aung Si (10/21/2012 10:25:00 PM)

    Great I really appreciate your marvelous work
    You can share a great moral message.Well done! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Alice -praises-''yhvh'' (10/21/2012 10:22:00 PM)

    Dear comfort, A very deeply profound poem. You must have really searched the thoughts of your mind to compose such a poem of wit. Nice work. Alice (Report) Reply

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