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Poetry Collection

By kaz ishmael All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry

The storyteller


I don’t consider myself as a poet
I just write some words on pieces of paper
and I am not a musician
because I never learn to play the guitar

and please don’t call an author
I never could have a best seller
but if you want to call me something
just call me a storyteller

I am not a teacher
I was never good at arithmetic
and I am not an actor
although some said I’m a little too dramatic

and please don’t think I’m rich
because I don’t own a house with a wine cellar
but if you want to call me something
just call me a story teller

yeah I like to tell all kind stories
from all different sides of life
some are humorous and some are funny
and some can cut your heart like a knife

and don't think that I am someone famous
because me and the camera never really click
although my last name is “Ishmael”
and is in the great novel Moby dick

I am from the island of Trinidad and Tobago
a fact that I so proudly claim
land of the humming bird, scarlet ibis
the pitch lake, beaches and sugar cane

and I was never a very smart person
I leave school when I was only seven
and I don’t believe in religion
just be a good person and you will go to heaven

I like to take walks on the sand
And in mayaro beach one time I saw a shark
And I like to look up at stars
And see how they twinkles in the dark

And when I am standing outside
I like to see small planes with propellers
so if you want to call me something
then just call me a story teller

I like to play cricket and football
With the boys back in 2nd street
And after we will be drinking some cold beers
And cooking a pot of something to eat

And I like to write about my boyhood days
From la romain, Indian trail and marabella
And tales I heard from my grandmother
Who was the greatset story tellerr


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