POETRY

Kit and kin

June 16, 2018

We were once kit and kin Seen everywhere, laughing all the time We were once kit and kin   We were once kit and kin Strolling all the night, talking all the time We were once kit and kin   We were once kit and kin Friendship goals they said, relationship goals others echoed We […]

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Our love

May 3, 2018

  Our love is like the harmattan It comes and goes with seasons Our love is like the harmattan It blows and blows then dies   Our love is like the harmattan Raging for a season and gone the next Our love is like the harmattan Fiercest at night, yet quivering at noon   Our […]

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Tough love

April 25, 2018

I sat by the curb My head buried in tears and apparent shame? I had watched as your car pulled away from the driveway Tears rolled as the dust you left behind settled I shivered albeit the sun knowing this was going to be the last The fragrance of your perfume hung heavily in our […]

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S C A R

March 31, 2018

Domestic violence in the home? It’s time to speak up I was vulnerable with you. Loving you made it so. Seeing my helplessness, You trampled upon my heart As cattle herd on lilies in search for food. Time is the greatest healer they say, Years on, and the wounds only fester. Deepening with years and […]

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Tea or Coffee

March 31, 2018

She pushed her trolley nosily Her hips in sync with teacups She pushed her trolley nosily Her hips in sync with the teacups As they cranked with each movement Her brown skirt enough to make three of mine reminded me of old mother Hubbard Her dull brown hat did little to cover her woolly black […]

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