Treasure Island

Tolu Akinwole

(Nigeria)

Poems of Tolu Akinwole

1. A Letter to my Any-Me 10/29/2009
2. A Vision 9/8/2008
3. Blocked 1/9/2009
4. Her Departure 4/9/2009
5. I Don't Know 9/23/2008
6. Of the Jungle Dancers 9/8/2008
7. Patch the Gap 9/5/2008
8. The Cooks 4/9/2009
9. The Dead Celebrates His Death 12/17/2008
10. They Come Back Just in Time 9/16/2008
11. To My Friend The Artist 4/9/2009
12. Uncertainties 4/13/2010
13. 'Unman my Man' [to F. F.] 8/31/2009
14. Void 12/12/2008

A Vision

Like a sudden appearance of death,
The image intrudes on my vision,
Trampling underfoot every obstructing thought
Like a hurt man bent on revenge,
It reminds me of my offence
And brings to light my sins.

I feel the touch of conscience -
It's as a sharp needle thrust into a balloon -

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