Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


Cliche


It is used again and again
and by many

yet I do so
without any hesitation

as you never tell me
not to use any more,

no more any cliché
and I do not know also

any substitute of it
nor any new way

so I keep telling you
in the same way

in the same voice
for long

the same thing
thousand times

again and again
in your same ears

and each time you open
a new gate

of a new heaven
new, new pleasure

out of the same,
old, overused and cliché

Submitted: Friday, June 14, 2013
Edited: Saturday, June 15, 2013
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