Treasure Island

Osieka Osinimu Alao

No Love in Moscow

I came here looking for love
But love came here not looking for me...


Crowd that crusts goose-bumps of loneliness,
Life that births death...


I came here looking for love
Like a baby yearning for breast-milk.

I came...
Scare-crow looking for me
And if I don't find that cherry
Death will birth me snow-brushed!

But if I don't find love's wind
What will I ever find?
If there is no love in Moscow
Then what will I ever know?

Submitted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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