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When there isn’t me, there’s no us.

July 30, 2019

Have you noticed? When I don’t talk,There’s silence between us. When I don’t call,There’s distance. When I don’t text,We run out of words. Have you noticed? When I don’t askThere’s no openness. When I don’t show affectionNone of us cares. When I don’t prayThere’s no amen. Darling, have you noticed?That I’m the one dating us.

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How To Break a Heart

July 26, 2019

I have heard of broken hearts But I’ve never seen their smashed pieces littered on marble floors. I have heard of broken hearts But they still seem to beat and pump blood into veins. I have heard of broken hearts How come they pull themselves together to love again? To tear a heart apart Take […]

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Drowning

July 25, 2019

I can’t swim so I know to stay away from pools and rivers or if ever I decide to venture I wet my feet first (don’t judge) slowly sink in by the edge have something floatable around me all this while ensuring I’m in the gaze of the lifeguard Life is a river I was […]

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ACRIMONY.

July 12, 2019

Once upon a vintage of black and white A time when the air was stiff with violence A season of vengeance and dark Knights Everything was tolerable but tolerance The Elders sat on low stools with hurt painted in their eyes And the youths inches lower with limbs crossed Ears pricked to hear the ache […]

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I Bet My Life On You

July 10, 2019

I know you’ll say it doesn’t make senseAll of the insults I takeFor your sake,That sometimes, being polite is rudeBeing rude to myself,And love is but just a ruse. I know you’ll say reckless loving,Is a fool’s mayhemEndless obsessionIs a madman’s endAnd even the devilWill not dare. I know you’ll warnThat you’re not the oneThat […]

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Lost identity.

July 5, 2019

Dark regrets played darts with confusion taking the place of a referee as it caused a disruption in the deposits of my mindAltering the metaphysical intercourse Between Spirit and spirit. The corner of my left eye twitched open to unfold the crippled woman dressed in an ambiance of expectations Patiently waiting to hear the final […]

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