THE RETURN

A boy gave to a girl
A string of promises
Each vow was a pearl
And he strung eleven pearls together
On a silver cord
And presented them to her
As a parting gift…

But those who sow must reap.

She gave his string of pearls
To the man she really loved
And he gave it to the woman
He really loved

She gave it to the person
She really loved
Who gave it to the one
Most truly beloved

And so on and on
Until one day
The boy’s string of promises
Found its way
Back to him
Unbroken.

– C.he Chidi Chukwumerije

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