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POETRY

UNCANNY ASSOCIATIONS (CRAZY STANZAS)

Legs take crowns to ordered places To taste the grounds of its worship Hearts engine dreams To feel the pulse of success in the end Tongues channel foods to intestines To sip a taste from every bite All the above with pinches of truth Our elders did us in with some wise sayings You lick […]

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POETRY

I STAND ALONE

I am a fruitful tree In my season I fruit in magnanimity Knowing no difference Between beaks,  hands and rot I feed them all II But years have painfully schooled Codifying I have been clearly fooled Even by those I thought I’ve cooled As my fruitful season has hosts Hosts greater than any audience From […]

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POETRY

HOW MANY MASKS DO YOU WEAR?

How many masks do you wear? Love over hatred in hurts? Smiles over disdain in pain? Friendliness over cowardice in bruised ego? Truth over lies in ambition? How many masks do you wear? II How many masks do you wear? How many? You are like a rotten seed in a bleached yellow mango Like a […]

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HEARTBREAKS LOVE

DONE CAN’T BE UNDONE (HAIKU)

I My heart, like an egg I gave on feelings unknown Knowing its dire risks II You held it, like gold You worshipped it like diamonds You loved it like God III My complacency Drove you to your height in fright Your complains, meant nought IV I drove many cars Like crazy, shunning yours; mine […]

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LIFE

FRENIMIES

He is the head of the coots

Who watches over you and loots

Without distorting its roots

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MAKE NO MISTAKE, NONE CARES

Polished legs thread from far To the cenotaph of the martyr Outside this cenotaph is an expensive son et lumiѐre Some ears are cocked in pretence When they obviously take strolls In the opposite direction! He gave his life on a strange land But who cares? Male minds respond to the calls of the brazen […]

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BITTEN BY THORNS OF CUPID

I have been bitten by the thorns of cupid Its teeth chewing deep into the bones of my heart, Its claws digging deep into my knee bones Rendering me immobile   I have been bitten by the thorns of cupid Like a fool, I saw only its beautiful roses Like a fool,I decided to decorate […]

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BABY FOX TURNS INTO A TIGER

Baby fox turns into a tiger In the mind of a paranoid sailor Who like a greedy dog hated to share So bolted with all the world had to give many On the blood of many, many heads   He paddles through the angry storm Who seeks to sit on heavenly throne When he takes […]

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BETRAYAL ON MY PART

Little flower has been watered Its infectious smile spreads across the earth Awakening the sun from its slumber Making the furious clouds jealous And planning a coup. My little flower smiles not It looks pitifully sad as its yellow blooms tear in bits Captured by the angry winds, clouds and rain, I stand helpless seeing […]