Two Good Heads...



I know
 you not
yes,
I know
 you not,
because
you don't care
to know me.

You detest me;
You resist me;
you abhor me.
you avoid me.

You want
 to know me?
Then,
I'll strive
to know you better;
I would love you.

Are you
 in isolation?
Are you
 in solitude?
Do you need
 my companionship?
Do you need
 my friendship?
Then I would give you companionship.
I would give
you friendship,
Because two good heads
are better than one.

Loneliness leads
to temptation.

About this poem

"Can two walk together except they agree?" Friendship requires compatibility. Friendship is thureapatic.

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Written on September 18, 1979

Submitted by Chinonyeisraeluche on May 09, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABxABxxC cccc xCxxxd DeDxFgFggxgxe xe
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 463
Words 110
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 8, 4, 6, 13, 2

Israel Chinonye Uche

Date of Birth: 18/9/57 Nigerian; Igbo BA(Hons) 1982,Theatre Arts, University of Calabar; PGDE, 1987,University of Nigeria, Nssuka Secondary School teacher( retired). Author and publisher more…

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  • israel_u
    "A cord of three strands is not quickly broken." (Ecclesiastes 4:12b).
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