Edward Kofi Louis

Gold Star - 421,234 Points (13th October 1961 / Accra, GHANA)

Your Guns - Poem by Edward Kofi Louis

Rivers, trees and the law had received the dead;
And from the very act of the guns in your hands,
But try to replace your guns with pens to write with.
It is like an elusive commodity to hold at last,
But with an untrammelled rowdy as a culture;
For you are my heart'sd fream when it comes for love,
And i will live where peace is taught always.
How long can you learn from all these guns? !
I will prefer to live where love is taught also but,
How long will your guns kill each other?
For the earth had taken enough of the dead.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 9, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 9, 2010

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