I THINK I HAVE IT ALL BUT I AM DYING WITH LOSS

 

PRODIGAL LOVE

I don’t mean to break your heart
my journey through the ashes cake me black
I’m trying to hold the rope
but I’m breaking with no path
i don’t mean my ugly words
my beauty was touch i fade with crowd
I’m back with my wretched cloth
back to the trenching floor
only your love can make me strong

I’m enticed i don’t mean to go
the gold with beauty i see not the end
i trade for a journey i know not what to meet
i think i’ve got it all but I’m dying with loss
wisdom escapes my pen like a dove released
i scrambled to taste of glory but kissed the dust
i have no home for my heart to rest
your love is mine and my home of glory

I’m sorry i can’t read it all
the writing on the wall
the warning of love
my heart close to your word
i follow bait of thin bronze
gold i crave for
a heaven i dream
but in dungeon I’m treasured
fed only with pain and torture
if only i can read the sign of love only from you

To home i go
i will retrace my step
no matter how far i will crawl
just to touch the tip of your mercy
just to behold your face again
to visit the pottery workshop
to be reborn, rebuilt and refined
to be called a legend of gods and the son of Almighty
to have my name engraved on the book of life
to sit in God’s love
my only home

 

AUTHOR

LEBILE MELT TOSIN

Lebile Melt Tosin is a Writer and Poet. He has written and published several Poems. He is also a Contributor in Core Magazine. 

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I am the Founder and Executive Editor of Core Magazine. I hold a Bachelors Degree in History and International Studies from Bowen University. I am the Author of "DARE TO RESEARCH". I have written and published over 16 Academic Research Articles. I believe in an ideal that all persons irrespective of their race, class or status can influence the society with creative writings and constructive thoughts to the point where they can succeed and develop their skills to seize rare opportunities.

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