Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Judith Mays, iB. B. Riefner, iKathryn Perry, iGwendolyn Moore, iNeeta Blair, iNicholas Coe, iDerek Flower, i

  Home > Crime > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Abdi-Noor Haji Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 1,426 Titles
· 9,053 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Before 2003

Abdi-Noor Haji Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope), click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
A Cut Above ( Is no Longer available)
by Michael Jones

this book is dedicated to God, my familiy, and all poets and people who become instruments of change throuh hope, peace, and love...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Books by Abdi-Noor Haji Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
The Evil Coin
by Abdi-Noor Haji Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
Sunday, December 11, 2005
Not rated by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Abdi-Noor Haji Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
•  Fear From Detention by Abdi Mahad
•  Integration Gaps
•  The Sun
•  Sambusa
•  Love you My Friend, Grön.
           >> View all 1,353

Many people in my city do good things but most of them do it within the domain of crime and so they are regarded as crime facilitators while others do it outside the premises of warlordism and so they are regarded as apple in the eye of peace.

In the rubbish-strewn roads of this city
A man weilds a gun aiming to shoot
The target is a bus with passengers
Or a truck loaded to full capacity
The motive is a quick economic gain
Failure to pay him extortion money
Would lead to indiscriminate spray
There is a mediator who makes peace
On one hand the mediator saves people
While on the other he encourages evil
He is the refree of a dirty crime game
No matter which side of the line he stands
An evil coin is negative at both sides

Within this same city a women hawks
She is a midwife with long experience
She helps poor mothers deliver safely
For those who can not pay the charges
She asks no payment for the services
No matter which side of the line she stands
She shines at both sides of the peace coin

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by Sahra Bulhan 12/17/2005
Thank you Abdinoor for highlighting both sides of the way we live. This is a realistic analogy in Somalia.

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/17/2005
Superbly symbolic and powerful analogically, Abdi-Noor. Thank you for sharing this offering. Love and peace to you.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/12/2005
Abdi Noor you are great at analogies! This is a fine tuned one that get the points across beautifully!

Reviewed by Dan Rains 12/12/2005
A perfect example of good and evil. Good write. Wish I could do more than sympathize.
Popular Poetry (Crime)
  1.  Hope floats
  2.  Holy war
  3.  Finalization

The CEO by Peter Ralph

"The CEO is up there with the great financial thriller masterpieces such as The Moneymakers, by Harry Bingham, Syrup by Max Barry, and other great books by top financial thril..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.