Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


Colour of truth


Give me the last bath
Without soap and water
Put me under the dry soil,
I do not want to drench myself
As I have seen the colour in the tears
Of the clouds on the petals of the flower

Do not lament or send any condolence
Never built over me any grave or epitaph
Forget for ever if possible that my birth is a lie
I have seen the colour of truth, it is not white.

Submitted: Sunday, April 28, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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