Treasure Island

Konjit Berhane

(SePTeMBer,18 1983 DEath i Believe i am ImMorTal / a S M a R a)

Mr. Peter & my sister


Mr. Peter & my sister

This poem goes out to Mr. Peter
Who is a friend of my sister
And blow out my cover

In order to hide
I wrote my name backward
Until…the same day
My sister who is smart like Holmes
And Mr. Peter who is a genius
Discovered my disguise
And ruined my surprise.

July 9,2005

Submitted: Monday, July 18, 2005
Edited: Wednesday, July 20, 2005

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  • Kathleen Paul-Flanagan (7/20/2005 7:32:00 AM)

    I guess this one is a very personal one because to be honest, I didn't really understand it. But that could seriously be me and not your poem. I read this before when you had a couple of typos and I think it reads better now, although, like I said, Not sure I totally understand it. :) (Report) Reply

  • Richard Bunch (7/18/2005 7:50:00 PM)

    Uriah Hamilton's message expresses my view on this poem. Check the words:
    fiend should be friend; guineas should be genius. Keep writing. Keep learning the craft of poetry. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Uriah Hamilton (7/18/2005 11:39:00 AM)

    I think the poem is charming on some level. I think you meant friend instead of fiend, but many men are cads to the ladies, so fiend actually works well also. I think you meant genius toward the end. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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