Treasure Island

lizzie davis


Oh it is Africa
Oh Africa it is my mother land
land of milk and honey
land of natural beauty
Oh Africa land is where i live
Oh Africa is
A land blessed by God himself
On the day of creation
God threw diamond like stone
gold like rain
He dropped crude oil like rain
Oh Africa
land of milk and honey

Oh Africa
Guns and bombs, tears and mud
Luxury limos race through blood
But bound by debt to hopelessness

Submitted: Tuesday, January 22, 2008

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  • Mugano Paul (12/10/2008 9:30:00 AM)

    Asante sana! Webale!

    You have not misrepresented a thing. This is the true picture. It is such a moving and living picture.

    You brought a tera and two in my eyes.

    May God take you to even greater hegihts as you paint true.

    Meanwhile, let me share my 'brew' with you at http: //

    Will be so gald to hear from you.

    God bless you and cause you to see much more than others see in the mighty name of Yesu. (Report) Reply

  • Golden Heart (1/23/2008 5:25:00 PM)

    um excuse me but you copied most of the poem from another person or he copied from you cause i saw too! but whatever greatttttttttttttttttttttttttouching indeed! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! very smashing job! listen, i have like 5 or 6 poems that need an author like you to comment or rate them
    this is because i need ot know if mine are good enoguh because i'm new into getting very deep into poetry! ! ! ! ! ! ! thanksssss (Report) Reply

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