Treasure Island

Onalethuso Petruss Ntema

(27/02/1985 / Maun, Botswana)

rise, saddened heart

its not easy to sudden
the saddened heart
but its easy to sadden
the heart suddenly
and forever in extreme instances

its unmanly to stay away
from your one heart, in some way
only to realize the long gone
and suddenly blame the loner alone
and forever in extreme instances

a man that sees within them
is the man that needs a hand
within them, to rise at once
saddened or whichever reasonable state
of their true mind, without cause

as humans, we are prone to situations
but not situations are then to us
like the eastern traveller to a distance
of yet another life gone by
of their true mind, without cause

the moment had just presented its presence
for one to rise a saddened heart
as it beats their body and mind at heart
and finally, it asked in curiosity
what keeps us alive,
what allows us to endure?


poem: 'rise, saddened heart'
book: 'google eyes'
year: april 2013
book no.4 of 2013

Submitted: Wednesday, April 03, 2013

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hope, patience and forwardness

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  • Onalethuso Petruss Buyile Ntema (4/3/2013 2:17:00 AM)

    inspired through...

    my flesh and my heart may fail, but the almighty is the strength of my heart and my portion forever..

    Proverbs 15: 13: a merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

    Philippians 2: 12: wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling...

    Nehemiah 1: 10: now these [are] thy servants and thy people, whom thou hast redeemed by thy great power, and by thy strong hand... (Report) Reply

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