Treasure Island

Jubril Balogun

(Sept 21 1980 / Ogun state, Nigeria)

Adieu!


Come whisper
Damage the heart
Infect the heart with emptiness
For your words are poison
Crawling the skin of men
Clouding their vision
Eating deep into their cells
Enslaving their minds
Likened to the wind
Sweeping the coast
A whipping tool of fate
The sound of inevitability
The footsteps of death
On the mind of its prey
Thickens….
Down their plaintive throats.28/05/08

Submitted: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

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