Treasure Island

Ibrahim Sambo


Porcelain heart


Methinks
My heart is china made
Poor porcelain that easy breaks
With both my hands so crystal clean
Came I to the pagoda of love
And gave to it all my heart
I never knew with all my words
The river of love so artfully flows
You never taste with both your legs
In its art weaved in wile
Lungs and lips are laced in lies
Fed by heart old in tricks
Now I know with all my heart
The river of love so artfully flows
You never taste with both your legs
But one love is same as another
For fools like me.


Ibrahim Sambo
@Abuja, Nigeria
5/2/2012.

Submitted: Sunday, February 05, 2012
Edited: Sunday, July 15, 2012
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  • Romeo Della Valle (2/8/2012 5:25:00 PM)

    Impressive! A well penned and deep write that really made think! Thank you for sharing! Keep it up my brother! 10+++ God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

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