Edward Kofi Louis

Gold Star - 355,018 Points (13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

A Visit - Poem by Edward Kofi Louis

To the male and the female,
And among the people of my race;
But Abraham had two sons,
One by a slave woman and the other by a free woman!

Glad tidings,
A Malak from heaven brought me the news! !
And like a visit to Syrai and Cilicia,
But the land of gold is now free at last.

Peace and quietness,
To the land of goats and sheep!
Peace and tranquility,
To the land of rivers and lakes!
And today you are like the headless body after war,
But how do you carry things on your heads?

I am set apart from my mother's womb,
So why do you spy on my liberty?
For it only takes a visit for you to know my name,
And like the children of Abraham in the land of joy.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 17, 2011


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