Treasure Island

Edward Kofi Louis

(13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

A Vine From Egypt


I am a vine from Egypt,
So, open your eyes wide and, you will see me around you;
But, my love is hidden in the clefts of the rock.

The muse of life!
Of mountains like rams and, hills like lambs;
With endurance and encouragement,
But, my love is hidden in the clefts of the rock.

The rising up of the sun and,
The going down of the sun;
With the muse of the fabric of literature,
But, i am a vine from Egypt.

Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013

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