Treasure Island

Kolade Seun


Mine Air


O freedom! I seek ye when I gasp for air.
Only I know what I feel when I gasp for air.
All they whole, I want to be as them when I gasp for air.
Sitting behind my smile when I gasp for air.
From whence i sought solace: I gasp for air...


How good it feels to try surreptitiously when I gasp for air.
Shield me! loose clothe, when I gasp for air.
Far far away from a cloistered live, when I gasp for air.
An answer for every inquisitive eye when I gasp for air.


O wishes! how horses I want thou to be when I gasp for air.
Hiding behind my cloud,
Avoiding this heartless rain when I gasp for air.
I'd live life the fullest then I remember: I gasp for air.
How sad I am knowing they articulate of my plight when I gasp for air.


An odious irressistible predicament i find myself by nature when I gasp for air.
From whence my hope cometh from when I gasp for air?

Submitted: Friday, July 26, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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The poem is for all who gasp for air, I know it's not easy struggling to live life in this atmosphere... Additional meanings are also welcomed to the poem.

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