SILENCER by El Sane Ken Silencer

Minds of men Thoughts… Damn all to make the world happy Even if you sacrifice your stomach, nowadays You would only end up being tipped a berk And this is Why stars have been rare Why the moon atimes halves Atimes shines not at all and atimes bare Beautiful, handsome...

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MILADY IN RED

  She basksBeneath my mind’s profundusHer tentaclesWrap around my sub-consciousLike an insistent loverWittily gaining on my mindLike a festering putrefaction Twilight hoursAs the sleepy sun reclines to the west With a melodious falsettoShe coos my secret nameSweet deceit sets my heart aflame She bids me to gaze upon life’s floraAnd...

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THIS THING ON MY CHEST

”Interpret not my words with the color of your minds” Shock! plastered all over the pages of the morning papers, a dilemma of occult, fine black pop-star encrypted in white skin, misappropriated identity, a direct consequation, the secret hid for years is found, that underneath this clean, white paper of...

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SLAVERY

Born in the theatre of natural plenty Breast-fed and mid-wifed by capitalist selfishness A colonial and exploitative social formation We were told to close our eyes for prayers And all we had were carted away They said we were a dark continent That we had no history That we were...

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BOTTOMLESS

I wish I can see behind that mask. Look past those twin watchmen And not be fooled by the smiles Beautifully carved like mannequins. If it’s true, how do I know? As they lie, their faces still glow. I try to read their smile And know what’s in their heart....

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GET EDUCATION!

Snares and temptations lie in ambush; The journey to self-realization and self-perfection Is fraught with too many dangers Education is the ammunition against their snares. It’s the potter that reshapes the clay of human resources, It’s the leveler of men, decider of our fates It’s the torch, lighting paths that...

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