After you sorrow made me mute: I sang dirge notes on my flute when the harvest were still few Can I divorce my fate would I be ‘victimed’ for grace? As the sun sears my glowing face and the world shows me hate My heir, my seed, my only being Earth knows not love; Here… Continue reading MOTHER’S AGONY
In pricking silence, I cogitate; A mug of espresso to oppress my gut, Encapsulated hot, in my palm. From threshold to denouement, my thoughts twirl Like a juvenile approaching his hitchhike‘s end; In search of soothing laughter, it gads, Seeking treasures which may not be. From breathing abodes, overtly boisterous, I saunter away in reproach.… Continue reading A MUG OF ESPRESSO
With my eyes wide open I saw a turbulent sea Hippopo from the river Violates the precept, Scuffle the sea. I saw the tears of fishes Sharks wail for help Whales grimace But why? Inconsequential of the crocodile? Inept of the elephant? Like an epidemic Hippopo scales the tide Swam to the bank Awaited the… Continue reading SEA OF CRISES
In spite of lack and loses The pounding pains of privation Even as danger and disease afflict Or failure and fear assail Never forget to celebrate today If the future becomes bleak And the sun goes down suddenly When the dream flies away Self-pity and condemnation conspire The heart struggles against burdens All comfort flee… Continue reading CELEBRATE TODAY
You came with your heads: running feet can’t take you here. What made you think the world is yours? We who drummed, we who played the last –card; who raised thy shoulders to the crown? We have heard eloquences from flummoxed speeches, Cocooned in parches, self-centered formulas, dabbling on the liquor of corruption. I have… Continue reading NO CROSS TO BEAR?