Comfort Ndlovu


If Only Wishes Were Horses, Part 3 - Poem by Comfort Ndlovu

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!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

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

Comments about If Only Wishes Were Horses, Part 3 by Comfort Ndlovu

  • Rookie - 44 Points Nontobeko Dlamini (10/22/2012 7:14:00 AM)

    oh yeah! we do yearn for the impossible.. great poem enjoyed reading it. thank you Comfort. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 1 Points 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

  • Rookie - 14 Points 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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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 20, 2012


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