Harcourt Noble

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Ruler - Poem by Harcourt Noble

Patience, Purity and Truth
Can never be said from the Lion's Heart
Whose determination is to devour
Any Lamb, Goat, Antelope or troubling Tiger

Stained by Sheep's blood
Cleansed by Tiger's blood
The Lion walks away
Either Guilty or not Guilty


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem was written in Omoku, the home town of the poet, in the early hour of August 20,2012(07: 40AM yo be precised) .
The lamb in the poem symbolize the poor citizens of the country, the goat symbolize the middle class citizens of the country, the Antelope symbolize the people that speak out for their rights while the tiger symbolize the opponents of the ruler.

Comments about Ruler by Harcourt Noble

  • Dw Praymore (9/18/2013 8:52:00 AM)


    Maybe, do you mean neither guilty, nor not guilty? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 3, 2013


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