Treasure Island

Naveed Akram

(15 December 1973 / London, England)

The Animal and the Plant


The animal has a name of wonder,
A plant may never attack a wonder,
For the body of an animal is taking the plant,
And bodies are getting bigger
As they grow with eating alone.
To respire the body is like a plant
That does it all the time.
The plant is like Us - it lives perfectly.

The plant is not absurd, it is unblemished,
And the animal is less perfect, just some.

Submitted: Monday, August 20, 2007
Edited: Thursday, October 06, 2011

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