Poetry

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ON NIGHTS LIKE THIS…NIGHTS OF SIN

On nights like this I become a sis Kneeling before a dick Hormones oozing sporadic I become, to others, a Sin * On other nights, I cry Wanting nothing but

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MISPLACED LOVE

You’ll know someone is THE ONE If your heart knocks your ribcage when they’re near This Sandra says *  My heart yearns for you alone My soul craves you, Ekene

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THE MASOCHIST

Scars tell a story, mine tell stories of my love pain His lips touch my scars, kissing them, licking them He cradles me, makes love to me And when he

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HWYL

Sitting across the dimly-lit table Alone It wasn’t always like this… * My paramour I was enamoured by you Those chocolate-brown spheres Setting my soul ablaze Blasting me into oblivion

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Musa loved Obi

Musa loved Obi His chest was his ruby. They were a pair of eyes that blinked together They sang songs of forever. * Musa was the hibiscus in Obi’s childhood

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Lemonade: The Poetry (A Gay Man’s Perspective)

This is an ode to gay men who have been in abusive relationships. Originally from Beyoncé’s Lemonade visual album, here is a gay man’s perspective of the poetry. PART 1:

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Lucifer’s Milk

I didn’t want apples Nor ciders The beauty of the Eden didn’t draw me close The red fruit was far too haunting I wanted Lucifer’s milk. * Every night I

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Life Is A Short Smile

I met a lady during my years of torture She said to me: If my child identifies as gay He will die. Why? I asked. She replied: The mental torture

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THE WORD

I didn’t know what else to do and so I did the only thing I know well. This is for Chibuihe Obi. This is for people that won’t keep quiet.

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Call Me Selfish

I wanted someone to love but I didn’t go looking I wanted it to find me. And then you found me. But you weren’t it You looked like it You