I Won't Sing A Song

I won't sing a Song,
lest I misguide the feet.
I won't sing a Song
about this unpleasant world-

by Haruna Garba Click to read full poem

Comments (8)

With Bleeding Kansas fresh in mind and engulfing of the Persian gulf, how could i sing a song? I won't sing a song when the refugees fleeing ambush of tigers fall victims to the pride of lions.... beautiful
An insightful piece of poetry that laments the atrocities and calamities that is now prevalent on earth, written in beautiful poetic diction from inner recesses of the heart. A lovely poem indeed. Thanks for sharing Haruna.
The poet is in angry mood. He might have suffered anguish in the hands of a nation known of crocodiles wallowing in the bloody ocean of national cake and national interest.. THE POET FEATURED DISASTER AND HEROES IN THE FAST AND PRESENT, sing your song now you're equally the son of the soil, change has come! .
The poet is in angry mood. He might have suffered anguish in hands of a nation known of crocodiles wallowing in the bloody ocean of national cake and national interest.. IN COMPARISON TO THE FEATURED DISASTER AND HEROES, your country emerged as a model for you might have seen such. sing your song now you're equally the son of the soil, change has come.
Victims to the pride of the lion. Thanks for sharing.
I won't sing a Song about this tragic world Tragic plane crashes, tragic capsizing vessels. bleeding, full o f pain and misery. sad and terrible memories of history of killing and demolishing. why should i sing. i will not.... very nice poem bringing in to the mind of the readers the crucial state of the nations now. tony
Such a profound, powerful write of the state of our world. 'I won't sing a song when the refugees fleeing ambush of tigers fall victims to the pride of lions' Stunning...10
There is so much to lament about in the world of past and present that takes away all the joy of a sensitive soul, a poet and an artist. Thanks for sharing a wonderful poem. I won't sing a song / knowing Tsunami as I do, a convulsive eater Drums of dynamites / fire spitting flutes,