A TWO-HILLS TALE

Two high hills be. Bridged by nothingness. Parted by sea, Of sheer weariness. One is radiant, Like the golden sun. One glows too faint; On this I was born. Oh! Cross I must. To the brighter keep. Or there I’ll rust, Like a metal strip. But how will I? I’ll...

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AT MY SECOND BOOK LAUNCH

A round of applause Standing ovation Cameras clicking The crowd cheering for me Award-winning author, all eyes on me Fashionably dressed Drenched in perfume Flushed with success Bathed with questions My sparkling white teeth A posh accent Impressive replies Chubby fingers Nicely buffed-up nails Phat handwriting I’m autographing books

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DISJOINTED THOUGHTS 

Disjointed lines Tick-tocking heart Middle finger at the median Only gods know what the clock is saying Each beats valued like gold dust Sinked thoughts, I fear it rust So unclear like black obsidian glass A look in the mirror Blurred thoughts of terror Shuffling intents lacking tenor Living ghost...

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OUR EVERYTHING

Our dreams painted around walls Our souls, in kingdom of darkness we fall Our fake smiles die Our lips re-painted with lies In an empty pit we drown For our stories unknown, Our lives been complicated As for our knowledge implicated, For our thoughts roar Our dreams in piles like...

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NO BEES IN THE MOON

Come here ripe and sweet child with the door of your heart ajar. Come sit by my feet, for in you I shall confide A story of the moon that seats afar. Once, a sweetness as you I was, breasts to the heavens, wild and ablaze. Once on these wrinkled...

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DESIRES

I wanted to kiss the clouds So up I went climbing Deferring the porcupine hugs of the mountain To shine like the North Star I wanted to see the ocean’s birth So I grabbed my rudders And listened to the wailings of sea gulls Cast amulets on my vain soul...

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