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Words and Opposite

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Words and Opposite

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Timonwa Akintokun
·Aug 17, 2022·

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Go and tell love to sleep,
She is not wanted.

Tell care to go away,
She is not needed.

Tell hope not to come,
For I have lost hope in her.

To peace,
It shouldn’t come back.
For when she was needed most
She disappeared.

But for hatred.
Let her come.
Let her come and replace love.
Let her come and wipe away,
All the tears that love have made.

And for war.
She should come.
She should come and replace peace.
She should come and give to me,
The most things that peace couldn’t give.

I have no one to hope for.
I have no one to care for.
Hope and care are useless now
For none is here to use upon.