BORN OF BLOOD

“The pill did not work Afraid am I Can’t carry this child Clear this Lest we meet our doom” Numbness cut into his heart Lust had stolen his conscience “Sister, we can sin no more To kill human” Words boiled in tears His walk started in the park Ended in...

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HOMELESS

I. …Run? No, don’t run Stop, little kids. Stem your tides And secure your prides You kids, stop the fight Do you not know you are the light That’ll make our future bright? II. Come! Come!! Come!!! Hear the cries from our sick minds Look into our deepened eyes We...

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THEY ARE STREET BOYS

I’m from a city Where we live dirty Each one of us sighs Screams and cries With our fears, doubts Weak and weary minds Begging, buying and borrowing love That makes us stop to apply Since erstwhile applications got no reply We learn to withdraw to our nest, Likes birds...

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OMO GHETTO

Rivalry noise made on jam-packed street Of pot-holes and water filling feat Welcomes you to the database of quarreling lives, The Ghetto, where true hard-life lives… You can’t survive being a mumu Either castrated by Hemp-Indiana or marijuana You have to learn a trade Of gun toting or bottle breaking...

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BORN

Born into poverty Orphaned by HIV/AIDS Mind tattooed with dysfunctional memories Heart hardened by lives havoc Chassis overpowered by hunger Her eyes tells a factual story… First step out of poverty Loathe her to the streets Her naive mind manipulate her into prostitution Little does she know the consequences Nine...

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