A book

Uhunoma Leonard Iyahen 1986 (United States)



A book like a weapon
Can destroy a people it comes upon, if its teachings are wrong .

A book like a venom
Can get in the body when sent
Causing damage, If its born
from a serpent.

A book poisoned when fed upon
Leads the grave to quickly come.
A book with a mixture of both good and bad is to be quickly sorted out
Hence people pick a path .

A book when good then teaches goodness and shines like a moon
Illuminating every pathway,
A book when true , takes you through every pathway meant to help you get through .

A book and its lies , will never take you places. Its feed the readers with lies so right in their own eyes.
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Submitted by Leocribs on May 04, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XX AXXX XAXX XXX X
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 618
Words 122
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 4, 4, 3, 1

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