Treasure Island

Ray Anyasi

(08-04-1986 / Lagos, Nigeria)

Riverside Blues


I hate to think of you this way my pearl.
Like a white rubber duck on a swift brook,
If I might find you someday I can't tell.
Though I shall search, all corners I shall look.
I can give all wealth but Ray is no earl.
He is no Count, no pirate nor a crook.
I had the chance once but was not clever
To know I must win you then or never.
I hope now my tide shall one day return.
Like a patient dog waiting for its turn.
Or like a fireman nursing a harsh burn,
Wondering, have I lost you forever?

Submitted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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