Edward Kofi Louis

Gold Star - 366,190 Points (13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Rules! - Poem by Edward Kofi Louis

I have a ruler in my hand;
But, the ways of life is always full of rules,
With rulers here and there.

What is life that i cannot always understand its ways?
Tell me if you know;
Maybe, you might have crossed over the River of Crocodiles.

What is love that i am yet to understand its ways?
Tell me if you know;
Maybe, you might have seen the Bright Star.

With the laws around us to straighten us up;
But, i still need a teacher to lead me on.

Comments about Rules! by Edward Kofi Louis

  • (12/12/2015 9:07:00 PM)

    Rules that are ordained by some authority or by some common convention or ethic will not
    always command acceptance unless one legislates them for oneself. So, in a sense, we are
    all law-makers as well as faulty followers of given and customary Rules. AM
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  • Bernard Snyder (7/5/2015 10:01:00 PM)

    Yes there are rules to and for everything. I believe things are better that way! Good poem. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (9/30/2013 1:41:00 PM)

    there is a rule for everything. It is sometimes hard to follow all of them. a god write enjoyed the write (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/22/2013 9:47:00 PM)

    rule got many form and you had a ruler duality love rules, unknown, application depends upon situation or there may be certain fixed rule concluding what you want to say is said and that's the true thank EKL nice poem with profundity (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (9/17/2013 7:37:00 AM)

    great, a profound poem indeed.. love it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 9, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, August 11, 2013

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