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POETRY

TOO MUCH TO PAY

“We build the field we grazed…before moving on to build us”Were the words which were the chewing sticks of eldersSo we lived like robots…and grew indebtedWe pay our debts…and are blindsided by time…which wheel us to old age and buy us rage…before our awakeningJust because we have too much to pay IIMother’s joint balmsFather’s eye […]

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POETRY

INHERITINGS: SINS OF THE FATHERS

When sadness sits like a chief Brewing the pungent and ugly grief Siding with all words but brief Stealing a heart like a shameless thief Why do you say fate’s ladle is deep? II When this chick chirps as a bird And its mother finds it absurd As its rival families root for it as […]

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LOVE SOCIAL

Mama Why?

On the eve of Christmas, Mama pushed me out of the house In the cold Never to come back again. That dawn, When all and sundry was asleep Mama opened the door, The door of no return For me to depart. When I was being cheated, And I thought mum could help She drove me […]