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HEARERS, SEERS AND SPEAKERS

If ears hear And eyes see Mouth will surely be tempted To speak Imagine a world without these No sins, I suppose They enhance To exaggerate, And infuriate into action Like the chicken from bile They attract To show the good Then put smiles and hope On faces We can’t live with We can’t live […]

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KEEP ME, A PRAYER LIKE A TODDLER’S

In your hands Like the shell of the tortoise on distant lands Do me keep   Draw a boundary And make it my country And like a protected bird, make me fly   In your band Like kids play in the sand Keep me happy   I hear the bangs And teeth of enemies clang […]

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THE WORSHIP OF MAGGGOTS

The edible maggots form from the palm nut tree They come out, wiggle and know they are free They worship their maker, promising their piousness and their love Promising their souls and bodies as they look above Then they touch the ground and eat their god   They wiggle around the home without measure Eating […]

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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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LOOK IN AND NOT OUT

Strange! Booming sound Loud cries Pungent smell Failing visions Broken legs sapped hands Runny noses Cloudless sky Sunless sky Hollow dark sky Painful hearts, Where are all these from?   Don’t look at me Don’t look at him Don’t look at her Don’t look at them Look at you Let me look at me Let […]

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LOTUS METAMORPHORSIS

The scent of lust The acrid scent of backbiting The bad odour of hatred The awful scent of theft The foul scent of murder I want to be the lotus flower to disinfect it all   The atrocious scent of ethnicity The pungent scent of oppression of women The unpleasant scent of racism The poor […]

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I HAVE SEEN THE FACE OF GOD

I have seen the face of God Pouring nothing from a gourd I have seen it You have seen it They have seen it. For happiness He employs the sun For meditation and approachability, He employs the moon and stars so we will not from Him run For anger, He employs darkness and the storm […]

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GOOD OWNERS

When the question of the culprit is raised Many cry anonymity Others cry foul Why? Bad deeds have no owners But good deeds have many owners Why? Because everyone sees himself as a glorified being Wanting no criticism Wanting no challenge Why? We probably have tuners of pride in our beings Telling us that we […]

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GOD LOOKS ON

The Lord stands in the window of the sky And looks sadly on you: The liar, The gossip, Bearer of false witness, The coveter, The cheat, The miser, The fornicator, The adulterer, The thief, The murderer, The hypocrite, Te hater, The drug pedlar The chronic alcoholic. Whatever it is that you’re doing You do know […]