Treasure Island

Kolawole Ajao

(Akure, Ondo State Nigeria)

Wisdom of the Ancient


True gaiety moves you close to tears
When happiness is cloned you 're moved to tear
Where I am, I am with my angels
When I vamoose, I vamoose with them all
Orange and lime's trees sprout same leaves
In taste they are farther apart than day and night.

Submitted: Sunday, August 14, 2011
Edited: Sunday, August 14, 2011

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  • Shamin Shah (8/18/2011 1:16:00 PM)

    very beautiful + it is short.

    'True gaiety moves you close to tears
    When happiness is cloned you 're moved to tear'.
    I just love this part.... so simple and nice and of course TRUE! ! ! !
    keep it up! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Jim Troy (8/14/2011 9:41:00 AM)

    My good friend I am fully awake now and really enjoyed this beautiful poem
    a lot. And it is such a wonderful truth which I now see with ease.
    I love the way you bring things forward for us to ponder for a few seconds and
    then of course there is a cognition.............. Good One

    Jim Troy (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (8/14/2011 6:55:00 AM)

    Really like this poem. The more
    I read it the more i like it.
    Best wishes

    Dave (Report) Reply

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