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WHEN THE EARTH ATE (TANKA)

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I

When the world went wild

And minds mused in grave madness

Peace fell in slumber

Causing power to be chased in haste

Spilling blood helping earth eat 

II

Sure, earth gladly ate

Eating arms, legs, and drinking

Blood to quench its thirst

Most of us were seeds in seeds

So we missed the chaos

III

Unmeasurable!

The tears which flowed like river

Unreasonable!

The intents that drove the war

None saw reason nor measured

IV

Years on, peace runs round

We keep forgetting some arms

Buried before beings

We keep forgetting eyes gauged

We keep forgetting lives lost

V

For a few minutes,

Contemplate on the lives who lost

Think, feel, know and weep

For a while, saluting them

Salute they who fought for you

Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014

By amoafowaa

Just a simple Ghanaian trying to find the best in our society. I may be fun, I may be interesting, I may be funny, I may even be foolish or intelligent, but it is all based on the mood in which you find yourself. I believe our minds make us who we are. Know that, pain, no matter its 'unbearability', is transient. Unburden or delight yourself for a while in my writings please. And all corrections, advice and opinions are welcome. Know that you are the king, queen or royal on this blog. :)

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