Treasure Island

Tsegaye Hailesilassie

(November 30,1989 / Dangla, Ethiopia)

Fear Fears


Though the streams dry
And the wind blows so hard
Though our neighbors die
Our birds forget to sing
And terribly cry

Though there are no clouds in the sky
And no drops of rain touch our earth
‘Fear shall fail’ to frighten us
‘Fear shall fail’ to shake our house
For fear fears our shelter
For fears our father.

Submitted: Sunday, February 27, 2011
Edited: Monday, July 11, 2011
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  • Saadat Tahir (7/9/2011 6:53:00 AM)

    yes fear is the greatest enemy
    very nice lines

    your lines like selam habtoums clarinet...!

    :)
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