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2020

This is the yearThe year we’ve seen dawn parading naked at noonAnd morn parading nude at nightIn months whose days shrunk into hours…longer than years IIThis is the yearThe year anxieties dance seductively …in videos of fear on our minds’ screensAs the unknown horn uncertainties…in our thinking caps IIIThis is the yearThe year which erases […]

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HEN AND EAGLE

Once upon a timeA Hen saw a fallen eaglet…while feeding its chicks in the forestThis Hen added the eaglet to her chicksAlways breaking its clawsAnd removing its feathers to stop its wings from strengthening IIThe Fowl Kingdom asked Hen to either kill the eaglet…or let it looseBut Hen refused to listenShe claimed she could keep […]

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THE LOVER I WANT TO BE

I don’t want to be your weaknessNeither do I want to be your meeknessI want to be the strength you use…to counter all abuseI want to be the guts you get…to fly your success jetI want to be that light in your dark…to help you make your markI want to be the energy you get […]

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NOT ANOTHER CHANCE

You’ve learnt …you’ve learnt through the burnt I spent on your relentless ego I know But be best for your future pair Walk on honey II You’ve recoiled back here …you’ve recoiled through the toil you’ve soiled …in your fresh experiences You promise to be better? Please be best …for your future pair Walk on […]

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MY FIRE

Not every bee around honey is its producer Some look to steal, acting among Not every raised hand is for praise Some are up to act as trap cues I can see the mischievous fans Hiding murderous intentions in fanning While parcelling love with smiling Oh you fake fans! You can try all you can […]

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STRENGTH FROM YOU

Creator! Maker of me! Granter! Wirer of thought of me! Like a novice I did wire Together a thought that aims to pain fire Like a coward I stand shivering Anticipating things that will cause me quivering Like a rat I feel smoke In a whole hole that is my own Hold me firm Messiah […]

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STRENGTH FOR THE WEAK

When I am prompted by tired limbs And my heart succumbs to pain’s whims Like a lost puppy my fate slims As fear in my doubtful seas swims Oh how the happy world of mine dims But I am always lifted by your beautiful hymns II I know I have a king above all kings […]