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Cose Vecchie

My heart is on a journey. My purpose is on its leave. My passion, once sweet as honey, Is now like the dead i bereave. Each new day mocks an old king Whose zeal to love is unreal. Each bright … Continue reading

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Only Growing?

Was watching porn with the girl next door Heard she said no but I wanted more Said she hadn’t done it before, I swear she swore A claim in dark contrast with the dress she wore A claim we both … Continue reading

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I Remember

(I) Here I am Laying awake again Spreading it all Remembering home I lost my faith Failed the mountain climb Desperate again Praying for home I remember… The dreams I see Pictures in grey and red The silence of my … Continue reading

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Me, You, Us

I in my tattered wares all I think of when I smile with my sorrowful face are what I wear when I see the future playing on tuneless solfa. II my protuded belly is filled with fruitless promises the one … Continue reading

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What We Truly Fear

It is not the setting sun that preceed the dark hours neither is it the future we know nothing about. it is the mud it is the mud. It is not tomorrow conceived a few minutes from today neither is … Continue reading

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Now We Are Fifty-Five (Nigeria @ 55)

When we were five, we abandoned our innocent cots and swore on our forefather’s hopes we clawed around the neglected remains of their pared visions until we had our fingernails full of dirty campaigns and our skin blackened by the … Continue reading

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Redness Of Roses

roses are red with redness that flow into the heart, filling bad spots redness that neutralizes the blueness of sadness and sweeten sour spirits feel the redness of roses redness that drips on your soul, drops trickling down its back … Continue reading

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When Heaven Speaks . . . ?

by the precepts of our aggrieved nonchalance they’ve rutted our path to illumination with rustic wheels toothy from contractual overburden and wily tars second in darkness to the abysm in their silence by the falseness of our communal concern they’ve … Continue reading

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Rahma (For The Ugandan Child)

Rahma, our earth is tanned manured and watered with the sweat of our fathers, ready for planting. yesterday, they planted their hearts not dreams before dawn, it withered and died and they lived to harvest hunger with which they fed … Continue reading

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Truth

Tell me the truth! What truly is the truth? He who knows, confess He who is sure, profess Is it relative? Maybe comparative Probably absolute I cannot conclude If the truth will take a life If a lie could save … Continue reading

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