ANTOA POETRY: The World I Give

ANTOA POETRY: The World I Give

The World I Give

Pain is exactly what I may look like,

But my family raised me with joy

In my heart.

I came into this world like a big bang

With a big bag of goodies.

In it are precious stones: diamonds

Gold, and jade.

Everyday everybody gets one.

Just gimme some love.

That’s my currency for trade.

Plus, you get a bonus smile 🙂

I wear a sad face but not my heart.

I only woke up feeling sad for a world

Where humans and joy play hide and seek.

By Elijah Christopher

Elijah Christopher
Elijah Christopher is a journalist at A New Touch Of Africa, is also a creative writer, a poet, and an IT enthusiast. He contributed to the collaborative poem written in celebration of Edwin Morgan Centenary, the first Glasgow poet laureate and Scottish national poet from the University of Glasgow. He loves meeting people and learning about new places, cultures, events, and lifestyles.
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