Treasure Island

Edward Kofi Louis

(13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

The Bitter Lessons Of Lust


Illegal lust!
With empty dreams in the land of sin;
But, for how long will they rape the women around?

Muse!
With the way before it and, the way after it;
And, to learn the bitter lessons of lust.

Illegal lust!
Like the seeds among thorns;
But, who is ready to tell them the truth?

Life!
With the riches that chokes the earth;
But, every man has a woman inside him and,
Every woman has a man inside her.

Fire! !
They are playing with life;
With the sins of the world as seen everywhere.

Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013

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