Poetry

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My First Love

He is big boned, tender and full of life, jiggling away in the rain He smiles, plump cheeks, full lips His smile showing teeth as brilliant as the snow in

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Colour Me With The Feelings Of Your Heart

Can you hear the sound of my heart? The words I whisper to you are true — in my small life, you are a gift. My heart escalates at the

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Sunshine

You came into my life like a mustard seed You grew each passing day You radiate so much happiness that is contagious You glow greatness like a dazzling diamond  

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The Trapped Butterfly

I’m like a butterfly Still at its larval stage Looking for a perfect Condition for metamorphosis And when I do transform I stay confined My wings unable to take me

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The Thirst

The soul is lonely, longing for a companion The heart is weary, craving a dear Words fail me Who can be told?   Isn’t love a beautiful thing Or the

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BOY MEETS BOY

When you warmed up to the spotlighted attention, I paid your way welcomed in my gestures for friendship. To my chagrin You stayed longer than expected For many took a

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My Yoruba Demon

I was once bitten And I still went back a second time Got burned after that Now I’m wondering: do I still want that again?   I thought I was

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For God.

Dear God, I want to kneel before you In humble supplication My mouth, open, a shallow well, a bruised orifice My back bent, forward or backward My eyes closed tight

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Moonlight

I stand naked before you And not just so you can violate me again Ask me if I feel good, when we both know I don’t I stand before you

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A Story Of The Boys I’ve Loved

I have never been in love Once I wore the skin of a boy I swallowed his tongue whole I made a sweater of him and felt warm Then he