Poetry

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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

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PRISM PRISON

I am the red of my rage With it, I fight this cage And I am the yellow of my fear Through it, my path is clear   I am