Treasure Island

Edward Kofi Louis

(13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Life Is Like The Butterfly


Study the butterfly and you will understand my mind!
Viewing and inspiring;
In works! !
With all manners of sickness around us today.

Lust, lost!
Sleeping with another man's wife;
paralysed!
But, life is like the butterfly.

Cheat, heat, eat!
Healed;
Steadily! !
And like the occupants in your neighbourhood.


Life!
To bury my sorrows in pain;
But, this approaching train is not the last train.

Rain, Terrain!
Filled,
Habitually;
But, stainless with the muse of love.

Salt, saltiness!
You are the light of the world;
Very nice and neat with the muse of love.

Study the butterfly! !
And, you will understand my muse;
Sweet and soft with the muse of care.

Life!
To find the canal and,
To solve the puzzle;
Tender and peacefully with the muse of unity.

Life!
Study the butterfly to know my ways;
With the sweet muse of love.

Submitted: Monday, June 10, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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