Treasure Island

Edward Kofi Louis

(13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Being Sold To You


Lust!
It starts off with the thought;
And, it leads on to the pride of life.
Lust!
From the lies you told us;
Lust!
In so many different ways;
Lust!
To buy a given product which leads to sin.
Lust!
Being sold to you;
Sold, old!
With the pride of your muse.
Pride, ride!
With the lust of your eyes;
And, with the desire to sin.

Submitted: Friday, April 26, 2013
Edited: Friday, April 26, 2013

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