Edward Kofi Louis

Gold Star - 648,611 Points (13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Bitterness! - Poem by Edward Kofi Louis

Bitterness!
They rejected the truth;
And now, hatred is the main cause of death.

Man, main!
With bitterness;
Always in war to kill each other.

Hatred,
Outside the fold;
But, each heart knows its own bitterness.

The red thing!
The blood;
Killing people without any reason at all.

Bitterness!
The father of a fool has no joy;
And, the ways of the world is now bare to us today.

Topic(s) of this poem: hate


Comments about Bitterness! by Edward Kofi Louis

  • Winter Wyte (2/5/2016 12:02:00 PM)

    Its true hate does destroy not only the people from then and now but also the to come (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (9/3/2014 9:40:00 AM)

    My favourite line is But, each heart knows its own bitterness. Lovely. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 3, 2014


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