Treasure Island

Tony Adah


Metamorphosis


I am out of the cocoon,
I will not away fritter this chance-
Bestowed with a bait on my pen
And my means to cartharsis
I will be strong here
Deactivate from a fledgling bard
Thence a Muse of poetry
I am a scion of the great Muses
I am moving heavenward
To touch the face of the great ones
Here my voice
Will calcify men's heart
Over hills And valleys.
And no growl
From older lions will
Ever truncate my metamorphosis
On this platform
I suppose a lion's den!

Submitted: Sunday, June 22, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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