Treasure Island

Funmbi Aransiola

(03-09-1987)

The Promise


'I will give u liberty, but first give me ure spirit,
This I must confiscate because the evil fear it.'
I too would be afraid of passion governed by reason
An open mind 2 trying times when corruption is in
season
The promise that they claim
2 be completely true
is hypocrisy at its finest
A trick 2 silence u
never will I believe a promise
from the masters of the Art
Trickery does not succeed
with those with Honest Hearts

Submitted: Monday, February 26, 2007
Edited: Monday, January 24, 2011
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