Treasure Island

Sicelo Sithole

(09 April 1986 / Durban, South Africa)

Alone


Alone in the mysteries of my desire
for you in the wilderness of an earthly fire
With no loss and fulfillment of verses I write…those of pure poetry and satire
Alone in the words I swallow in the dreams of your thoughts…you a big liar
I free myself from the memory of emptiness and common void
In your world so perfected yet odd
I stand alone and write of the years I count
In your world odd, yet so perfected
Like a simple man without a thing…
I stand alone

Submitted: Monday, January 19, 2009

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