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...As The World Wind Whirls By Me... By Akinwale Peace

Akinwale Peace

...As The World Wind Whirls By Me...
...
I wander lonely as the cloud and as
stars, twinkling on milky way of sweetness,
Fluttering and dancing as the breezes wails;
I have no say as the world whirls by me.
....
Truth and lie fight an endless bloody war,-
Wish a sabre could fight in that wind, if
the wind blows by morrow to their lying lips-
As dirge will mourn in their fallow farm lands.
....
If I lie, the lake of milk will still flow,
Of a truth, the blood might flow to flood'd streams;
If I avoid death, many might die as
truth and lie fight an endless bloody war.
....
I should stay not on the fence and watch them;
As their sleep aches persistently, as their
mild mind would wander back, again, but no!
Truth and lie fight an endless bloody war.
I have no say as the world whirls by me.
....
"words from the innocent mind"
            Philip Peace

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