Treasure Island

Edward Kofi Louis

(13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Red Dragon


Of a great red dragon,
Having seven heads and ten horns;
Of a great red dragon,
Having seven crowns upon her heads;
But, the twenty-four Elders need peace at their seats.
Of the red dragon,
Like the time of the dead!
And there arose a smoke out of the pit,
For she who is with a child is labouringh in pain;
And the red dragon is ready to take up the child!

Submitted: Friday, October 03, 2008

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