Treasure Island

Musa Ndhlovu

(1994 April 04 / SOUTH AFRICA MPUMALANGA)

My Sister's Love


Alone in her absence, I wonder
Only of the words she never said
To me in person. Flabbergasted
I was, after the announcement.
As I tried to digest the words,
I sucked in them; for the words
Left me intoxicated. They sounded
So real and unbelievably so true.
The one was born after me - has
Finally outlayed the love in her to me.

Submitted: Monday, November 25, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
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