Treasure Island

Chime Justice Ndubuisi

(20-11-1984 / Onitsha, Anambra State)

A Good Reason To Sin


They…
Say I fall into sin quickly,
Say I keep pact with vanity,
That I savour things of the flesh,
That my blood is still young and fresh!

They…
Say I love the world
Say I do not reverence God
That the serpent on the tree
Is the woman I had coveted for a fee!

For all these I have one reason:
Lurking inherited imperfection!

Submitted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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