Treasure Island

Anthony Ominiabohs

(July 25 1987 / Nigeria)

Sweet Misery


Bound by bound i leapt
Soaring up to heights
As innocent as a virgins touch
Only to crumble
Like a pack of cards.

Again i leapt
Filled with many doubts
Clinging to my lure
Like one lost in a crowd
In numbed euphoria.

Craving and craving
Never really needing
To take a leap so high
Bludgeoned on by weakness
which soon was strength.

What does it mean
That weakness be strength
Faith be conviction
A need a craving?

Submitted: Monday, September 28, 2009
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