Treasure Island

kayanja isaac

(29th january 1991 / mityana)

I Can See Beyond The Hills, I Can Tell By The Look Of Things


now I see with clarity
that all you have is cheap popularity
a fort built upon sand
hoping to conquer the whole land
gave your victims false confidence
putting on a ghost smile before crowds
I can see clearly now
You empire will whirl in a blow
now I see hastening doom
upon your kingdom
threatening to devour you whole

Submitted: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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i wrote this poem for all betrayers whom we call our very own
yet when we turn our backs, intrigue boils behind us

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