Treasure Island

Kolawole Ajao

(Akure, Ondo State Nigeria)

Two love birds


Two love birds:
Singing together,
Perching together,
Roaming together.

Two love birds:
Seeing each second,
Floating each minute,
Drooping each hour.

Two love birds:
Nesting together,
Slumbering together,
Brooding together.

Two love birds:
Eating each second,
Drinking each minute,
Chirping each hour.

Aye, two love birds! :
Not dying together.

Submitted: Saturday, April 17, 2010

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  • Jim Troy (8/14/2011 4:28:00 PM)

    Two beautiful souls sharing the physical plane of existence together. But in the
    grander scheme of eternal life each individual re-enters the fold but still remains
    within the singularity, or the masters plan. I love the way you have written this
    one..... very powerful........and loving

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  • Dr.tony Brahmin (4/29/2010 1:55:00 AM)

    liked very much your two love birds doing everything together
    but also not dying together!
    bringing in a great reality of life.. thank yu for sharing. tony (Report) Reply

  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (4/19/2010 3:04:00 PM)

    Very much un-contemplated finish at least I was not ready for it…it’s your Mastery to carry till last word of poem and get awed…but known to all …
    Voted 10
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK (Report) Reply

  • Michael Brock (4/18/2010 8:28:00 AM)

    Two love birds, well written and holds together very well, The last verse pulls the whole together and gives the poem its stand to perch upon.

    thanks for sharing
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