Treasure Island

Comfort Ndlovu


If Only Wishes Were Horses, Part 2


I dream and dream and dream
And dream and dream and dream,
And keep on crying and praying
For chariots many and huge horses -
Despite the saddening saying:
'If only wishes were horses! '

I dream and dream and dream
And dream and dream and dream,
And keep on wishing and longing
For a new Golgotha without crosses
Despite Reality's preaching:
'If only wishes were horses! '

I dream and dream and dream
And dream and dream and dream,
And keep on knocking at doors and gates
Of 'Destiny Villa' and 'Fort d'Oasis'
Despite what nature promulgates:
'If only wishes were horses! '

Submitted: Thursday, June 28, 2012
Edited: Friday, June 29, 2012

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If wishes were horses I'd ride one in every 6 minutes, I'd build a city and stay in it all alone...!

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