Treasure Island

akachukwu chukwuemeka ( akabeks)

(23/06/1971 / Mgbowo, Enugu State, Nigeria.)

When I remember the fish


When I remember the fish,
The river longed me to go,
Wriggling and meandering, slippery in this
Imaginary waters of my world,
I become a fish.

When eye sea them eat the fish;
They cast their nets for a random catch, they
Drop their hooks for a strangling pull, then,
I become a fish no more.

When them fail to catch the fish;
As the fish wriggles an escape,
Then eye long to be like one as eye
Wonder whether or not am a fish.

©1998

Submitted: Friday, September 04, 2009

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