Poetry

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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

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HOME

Together we sat Under a leaking roof Misery, I and a broken heart * Two moons and a quarter Through the clanging of bells And the period of the sleigh

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Ode To Brown Eyes

She has a name she is known by but I call her Kayefi Osha Because that’s what she is to me A mysterious deity * No one is perfect but

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TO BE GAY

To be gay is not a wound it is not a sore to be covered or a shrine of the afflicted to be looked upon with pity it is not

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When You Love Someone

When you love someone You live in the realm of fantasies You create unimaginable pictures in your head And long for them all to be real Love gives you hope

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SHAKEN

Oh my darling, do not be so shaken There is no solace here You will feel the rain and the heat The ground will not carry you forever And the

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Scars Of Love

If the skies are blue Roses red and the grass green My love for you would be dark The tar of charcoal, like a black hole Where stars dare not

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ALL THE CALM I NEED

That night was lit The night I got lost The very night I was deep in thought. The night I chose to stay Destiny blew a work of art my