Melanie Emikohe

From The Rooftop

Poem by Melanie Emikohe

The clamor is probably caused
by the intrigue it created;
they discuss among themselves
the gist behind the line.

And me, viewing
from the rooftop, chuckling;
I own the Truth and keeping it.
Disclosure will spoil the fun.

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  • David Harris (3/24/2007 7:11:00 AM)

    Melanie, I agree with Tarquin, it is fun being a silent observer. beautiful observation and lovely lilt to this poem. Thanks for sharing it my friend.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 24, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 5, 2011