Treasure Island

Gloria Seseng

(1977 November 18 / NW South Africa)

Alone


Alone on a long, long walk to simplicity!
It had turned to be tricky
in dragging our eyebrows up!
For we witness a set of isolation!
To each of them seeking!
An unlimited growth in density
over countless desires!

Alone underneath, are the everlasting arms
we forgot,
for loneliness is in disguise!
More than ever, where there’s no-one else!
Inside a comfortable elliptical box!
with classes of human intellect...
Painting time away!

Alone, we are weary in well doing
In-return!
Our souls are sinking in tears!
for one is done-self, with the aid of another!
Leaning the heart, near the beginning
For a good choice
on a walk to simplicity!

Submitted: Monday, August 23, 2010

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