Abdul Wahab

>The Tree Of Greed And Suffering - Poem by Abdul Wahab

I spread my greed as a tree spreads its root
Deep and wide into the ground, straight
To suck upon the sap with its tip
And send it directly to the leaf

More I go deep more I get
More sap I get more gets me greed
Behind all of my troubles cause is the root
The result of my misdeeds blooms
Into a flower and hangs from every shoot
I bear the suffering as the tree bears the fruit

Comments about >The Tree Of Greed And Suffering by Abdul Wahab

  • Besa Dede (6/8/2013 7:44:00 AM)

    A beautiful symbolical poem. Greed spreads its roots everywhere and on everyone. The power of will to fight it back must be strong.
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  • Heather Wilkins (6/4/2013 3:16:00 PM)

    I believe this is a metaphor. If I am reading it correctly. It is well penned. good work (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 5, 2013

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