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The betrayal of the day

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The betrayal of the day

My heart aches when I behold
my blood trading me for gold
So is it when a friend of foe
contributes to my woe

Even those I confided in
I was shocked to
see them as Judas 
who bartered christ for silver

Now I know humans
They are like cactus tree
If you lean on it
It will drink your blood
His heart is serpent
disguised with a flowering face

If you see a man
and a beast
Spare the beast
Kill the man
The snake that tempted
man might be saved

Let tortured be man
He is a rat
Not a friend of cat
Alas! You are a traitor man.

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  1. Date: 10/22/2011 4:34:00 AM
    nice emotional poem.... se won bi e ninu ju sha... i guess u wrote it from an experince..

  1. Date: 8/1/2011 4:45:00 AM
    Very deep poem. I love the flow of it !!!!! Well written

  1. Date: 6/6/2011 6:44:00 PM
    Poignant and touchy write, Olukosi