Treasure Island

Mifa words

(30 july / nigeria)

When We Forget


I write this with my eyes as wet as the sea shore;
I'm sorry my dear one.
My esteem, she weeps as never before;
Her pride has been put to scorn.

When we forget those ought not to be forgotten,
We are brought to thought of emptiness.
In salient words, we're reminded consciously
Of our feigned oblivion to our selfishness.

'Cause we're selfish when loved ones we forget,
Failing to remember, without them life indeed, is an awful regret.

Submitted: Monday, October 01, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, October 02, 2012
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