Treasure Island

Ben Banda

(1975 / Kenya)

Pulpit Of Faith


Upon faith’s pulpit,
Hope sweetens hearts__
Yet pain winds up in flesh;
Vow as lies vow
Adduced fresh about windfalls
Adorned then addicted
To be adored with piety__
With the going by times,
Spills far to hearts snoozed;
Sedative as hypnosis
Tethered on fangs invisible
Dipped in shadows
Of the adventists wistful
For the withering Rose-Aries.

(Feb 2005)

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

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