we Raider Of The Treasure Trove By Lade Wosornu ~ Naija Poets

The Poem

But what can be worthy of your life?
What dearer than the gems or your dreams;
The reason you are here? Always strive
To fly flags of joy, and, sail up streams
Powered by the breeze of love, your course
Chattered in the ink of compassion
And, fling roses wherever you pause
Heavens-on-earth your destination.
Of things which would blot out that brief
Or, breach your sails with arrows unseen
No, Rob you of your life, Rage is Chief
Rage drags rags after you, of Charity
Laughter, sweetness and light, Rage is thief
Enemy of equanimity
Rage spreads toxic fumes on every scene.
In essence, Rage spells calamity
It's sole cause? Your perception of storms
Breaking around, not upon, your head
There are either snakes, deviants nor norms;
As you think, so you feel. Watch your mind
Rage sets sail. Can ruin lag far behind?
I'll fling roses wherever I berth
My destination is Heaven-on-earth.
(c) Lade Wosornu

Similar Poem

There are definitely many poems sharing similarity with Raider of the Treasure Trove but picking one is enough.

The Soul's Errand is a poem written by Sir Walter Raleigh (1554 - 1618), a renowned English poet.


The poem, The Soul's Errand is written to advocate positive change in activities of humans.


The poem is similar to Raider of the Treasure Trove because both poems address the issue concerning human behavior.



0 comments:

Post a Comment

Popular Posts

Article Index

website traffic

Blog Archive

LIST OF POETRY CONTEST WEBSITES

1. The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets

2. Brunel International African Poetry Prize

3. Writing Contests, Grants & Awards | Poets & Writers

4. Mississippi Review Poetry Contest

5. Bayou Magazine's Kay Murphy Prize for Poetry

6. Gemini Magazine Poetry Open

7. The Colorado Review Prize for Poetry

8. USA Gold Pencils Student Poetry Contest

9. The Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize

10. The Backwaters Prize

11. Black River Chapbook Competition

12. Grist's Pro Forma Writing Contest

13. Tethered by Letters 2020 Spring Literary Contest

14. Juxtaprose 2020 Poetry Contest

15. The Cossack Review's October Poetry Prize

16. Boston Review Annual Poetry Contest

17. TIFERET Writing Contest

18. Boulevard Emerging Poets Contest

19. The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Award

20. Annual Gival Press Oscar Wilde Award