Treasure Island

Adesola Tomilade


LAZILY CONFUSED


You say you love me
A love deep from your heart
But I am lazy
Simply lazy to love

So I think to flee
Flee from your love
But I am lazy
Simply lazy to flee

It is a conflict
A war of Love and Flee
I am caught between this:
To love or to flee

But I am lazy
Simply lazy to love
For I am lazy
Simply lazy to flee

Which is moral?
To love or to flee?
But I am lazy
Simply lazy for thought.

Submitted: Monday, March 25, 2013
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Afterthought:
The troubles of emotions or inner feelings are really unbearable. sometimes, they can be so conflictory that we wish we are absolved of their responsibility... Yet we simply cannot push these emotions aside, because of course, they are part of us. So we become helpless when we are caught between these 'wars.' We want to flee, but we cannot, and we want to act on them, but we are too overwhelmed. We seem lazy.
Emotions... Who can know it?

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  • Kaila George (4/10/2013 5:05:00 PM)

    Depends on were you sit...certain things in life can be taken in that content...but in my case alas I cannot aford to be lazy...would be wonderful to do so...but I cant....nice thought though...loved the flow of your words from each stanza...nice style of writing (Report) Reply

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