Edward Kofi Louis

Gold Star - 250,983 Points (13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Any, Anybody! - Poem by Edward Kofi Louis

Any, anybody!
Antipathy
Of the Red Rose and the White Rose;
Walks of life,
Of the Red Sand and the White Sand;
The milestone!
Of the Red Sea and the White Sea;
Like a dream! !
Of the Red Country and the White Country;
Sleeping with two women on the same bed!
Of the Red Continent and the White Continent;
North-West Wind!
Of the Red River and the White River;
Clash of the cultures! !
Of the Red Land and the White Land;
From above!
But, who is your friend?
Fake name! !
Wrong identity;
Contrivance,
Whispers,
But, who is your lover?
Let's move! !
Let's love,
Let's care for each other;
But, who is your farmer?
Be, beyond!
I will always talk about it;
Rod, road!
Take it,
Try it,
Use it;
Lent, excellent! !
And like the Red Shoes and the White Shoes;
Lent, learnt!
Of the Red Colour and the White Colour.

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Topic(s) of this poem: composition, peaceful, reasoning, unity, writing


Comments about Any, Anybody! by Edward Kofi Louis

  • (11/27/2016 12:09:00 AM)

    Any, Anybody
    The language is easy, no difficulty here. The story is clear, and I like this part. No so much emotion in this, but just cool examples to make the point of the poem that to some level is a success.

    Thanks
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  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (11/26/2016 11:52:00 PM)

    Any, Anybody!
    I delight very much your guts to address human issues, applicable across the globe, however much they seem big or complicated, using simple words in your own style. Heartiest congrats Edward for yours being the members PoD. Thank you for sharing a precious thought with us. (Report) Reply

  • (11/26/2016 10:49:00 PM)


    Heartiest Congratulations on the member poem of the Day for the beautifully conceived meaningful and thought provoking poem. (Report) Reply

  • Linet Sabastian (11/26/2016 9:21:00 PM)

    CREATIVE
    Nicely written. I have enjoyed reading it. Congratulations too. (Report) Reply

  • Sem Ralf (11/26/2016 9:19:00 PM)


    Any, anybody!
    Antipathy
    Of the Red Rose and the White Rose;
    Walks of life, very nice poem describing imageries of roses
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  • Akhtar Jawad (11/26/2016 9:04:00 PM)


    Whether red or white, if a rose has a fragrance of love, peace and coexistence, it's a wonderful rose. A great poem and a well deserved selection as members poem of the day, congratulations. (Report) Reply

  • (11/26/2016 7:33:00 PM)


    In unison,
    The red color, the white color
    Because, supposedly,
    Human, we were born.

    Is there still time to love and respect one another. I hope so.
    This beautiful poem, and its cry for unity, peace and love,
    IS THE BEST ONE I KNOW
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  • Simone Inez Harriman (11/26/2016 3:41:00 PM)


    Congratulations Edward. A great poem that for me challenges one to experience and enjoy the diversity of culture and hopefully initiate more understanding and awareness of what really influences our choices. (Report) Reply

  • (11/26/2016 8:27:00 AM)


    Excellent poem. Red- white or blue- green.... who is your friend that is all that matters. Congratulations for member poem place. (Report) Reply

  • Clarence Prince (11/26/2016 8:26:00 AM)


    Careless of which country we are from,
    we can love others!
    Well done, Edward!
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  • Akham Nilabirdhwaja Singh (11/26/2016 7:27:00 AM)

    Good job.
    Who is your friend? Who is your lover? Who is your farmer? Nice play of words.Well done. (Report) Reply

  • (11/26/2016 7:18:00 AM)


    An excellent poem full with wisdom (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (11/26/2016 7:17:00 AM)

    Red & White
    Nice presentation. Everything siding either with red or with white- rose, sand, sea, river, continent and much more. And all these ingredients bring about a world that is full of diversity yet vying with each other for world full of unity. Superb. Thanks for sharing. I quote:
    Clash of the cultures! !
    Of the Red Land and the White Land;
    Let's love / Let's care for each other;
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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/26/2016 7:17:00 AM)

    Congrats for the POTD
    This is a fantastic poem, I think one of your best poem..... (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (11/26/2016 7:10:00 AM)


    Ahhh love this poem, this is the Edward Kofi style that i was found before, now you share many more with us, all are nice...but this kind always my favorite (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/26/2016 7:05:00 AM)


    An inspired poem with expand envision on humans has been presented nicely. Thanks dear Louis and you are congratulated for the poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Siddartha Montik (11/26/2016 6:31:00 AM)

    Nice one..!
    A symbolic Poem to erase borders.. to get united! (Report) Reply

  • (11/26/2016 5:39:00 AM)


    Edward, congrats on Poem Of The Day! As I was reading your poem, it was coming off as a battle cry for peace. Awesome! (Report) Reply

  • Judith Blatherwick (11/26/2016 5:26:00 AM)


    Congratulations Edward. (Report) Reply

  • Paul Reed (11/26/2016 3:25:00 AM)


    Congratulations on being selected as Poem Of The Day (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 14, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 26, 2016


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