Treasure Island

Comfort Ndlovu


A heart without love


A gate, a gate only:
No fence!
A door, a door only:
No house!
A lid, a lid only:
No pot!
Wheels, wheels only:
No road!
Words, words only:
No pages!
A heart, a heart only:
No love!

Like a gate without fence,
Like a door without a house,
Like a lid without a pot,
Like wheels where there's no road,
Like words when there are no pages,
is a heart - a heart without love!

Submitted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
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