I’M YOUR FRIEND

True friends go along like peas in a pod Standing strong together against all odds A real friend is always alive like heartbeats Reassuring, even at the sound of defeat A good friend would not slip away like an eel Never leave you alone behind the wheel A trustworthy friend...

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TEARS OF MOTHERHOOD

I spit… Sitting down in helpless surrender My glorious plumage applundered I watch my captors, predators of all sorts I spit… Yes indeed I spit, not on your graves But upon your grave faces! Infidels With no respect for womanhood! I spit… O! They have taken my children Unripe as...

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JUST SAY I DO

our shivering hands clove one to anotherhearts pounding in the furnacethat crafted our names on graven tiles I searched my white eyes in hersrolling side to side to the late night jazzI danced under her breathshe hummed my heart beatsthe grey moon withdrew her light in envy to not see...

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IS DAD GOD?

He rules us – a fiery beast Supreme! Unquestionable fist He says he knows what’s best for all Through winter, summer, spring and fall To him we’re enslaved appliances To rule and stomp to compliance Our welfare his least agenda For his, we must run helter, skelter His broad shoulder...

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A BROKEN REED

“Your eyes twinkles Your hair scents You are my earth You are my moon You are my sun” He will say again “I have found my missing ribs In sunshine and shade I will love you” Then she succumbs to his lies He settles like a bee on the fragrant...

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TWO BEAUTIFUL MUMUS

For better or worse was their vow Said they would never bow To the gimmicks of the Devil… It was love on a higher level It all started very sweet They glories to the drumbeat Onward they marched hand in hand And they settled in conjugal land Soon their love...

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BROKEN (a triolet)

She took death pills while counting her curses. A brutal husband and a barren womb… Her disconsolate heart, grave grief, nurses. She took death pills. While counting her curses, Her fidgeting hands scrawl suicide verses. She hopes to find rest in a quiet tomb. She took death pills while counting,...

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WHO SAYS?

For real she got the fruit It’s no doubt he had it from her But for sure he took a bite Of himself and by himself Who says he was forced of her? With all sincerity she got the spanking So heavy her heart bleeds till date Her decisions, to...

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I AM A MONSTER

My presence gives her fear The kids run here and there “Oh! The monster is here!” Commotion everywhere Call me a monster She has 7 bones, I have nine So strong is my fist That it can blind her eyes The sight of her trembling Under my feet, shaking Gives...

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PARASITIC by Bamas Sinach VicToria

We embarked on a journey He was the pilot I was the co-pilot He charted the course I followed his lead There was need for a chef I became the chef There was need for multiplication He contributed ten minutes I contributed nine months But he got the byline

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