samuel nze

Rookie (13th October 1980 / lagos, nigeria)

Tedium Tallow - Poem by samuel nze

Pander after beauty,
The bounty minds the cost;
An aura of praise
Haloes the bifurcation
Of a million stars
That tell of cosmic sport.
Pride castigates in part
But steals the day;
Pears fall sealed,
Corn and beans
Wash away appetite;
We place all our cards
On the table at home;
Shops closed with books,
We go off to school;
Marathon the coming day
Will precede sleep.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 19, 2005

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