It seems like only yesterdayWhen my legs stood on heels to parade me aroundNow I look like a thing to decayAn empty tin which weakness has found IIIn my mind, I’ve gone all roundAs my legs use their heels to have their sayBut the reality still stands that mortality now has me boundFor a future […]
This dawn walk through the hidden contours of Sagnarigu…has taken a toll on meBetween getting lost and ridiculing misdirectionsI see you in all your tatters…roofless…gateless…floorlessYour stomach filled by weeds…which couldn’t have dared to germinate…in your hay daysAnd so I stop for this chat III can see the fading green paint on the walls of your […]
THE MAIZE MORAL
Besides the rotten before fruitionAnd the pecked before harvestingSome maize are roasted immediately after their harvest…never to taste the smell of a home…talk less see their barn IbSome are sent straight into the saucepanBoiled and eatenSome also taste the sunAnd dryOnly to be milled into doughSome are also nursedTheir hopes upOnly to be squashed and […]
We In the arms of armoured earth Protective of us Fight with race Fight with gender Fight with geography Fight with ethnicity And fight for what we can’t forever own II When we Crossing over into soil Take nothing but our beings Our skin being butchered by moth Our bones being powdered by age and […]
WHAT ARE WE?
I am nothing, You are nothing, He is nothing, She is nothing, They are nothing, Yes, we are nothing. We are just seeds planted and watered We blossom Then we are plucked by the farmers Grinded, Put into colanders; Which happily squeezes every juice we have with each glass of water Then we are left […]