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#1

The Book is Being Written


And so amidst our burning, churning sun Lay the stories unfurling of our learning selves: Whether we bemoan the weather and its turning course Or relinquish trepidation to the skies. Said stories are blurred with burdened minds; Afflicted...

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#2

Drought

I was inspired by Henry David's Thoreau's Walden's Pond. Life as Thoreau describes it seems so unobtainable in the pace of our world today. As a result, we consume earthly pleasures to distract ourselves...
Walden Pond parched by revelry’s sponge Consumption’s bosom lures my spirit from purpose But I justify it. To survive. Is living distracted really to live?

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#3

The Ancient Fathers of Africa

I look to the day, when Africans, home and abroad, will take hold, and be in charge of managing their own affairs


The Ancient Fathers of Africa:

As the bond between father and son is a bond so difficult to break,

so, the bond  between the ancient fathers and Africa is so difficult to break.

For the ancient fathers,...

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#4

HONEST LIES

The honest lies we face day in day out and still don't question there amount.


THE TRUTH IS WHAT YOU PERCEIVE TO BELIEVE THE LIE IS COMFORTABLE WHERE THE TRUTH LIES -

HONESTY ALLOWS MODESTY WHEN THE ENVIRONMENT LACKS VARIETY-

LIES CREATE THE SUPRISE WHEN THE ELEMENTS OF TRUTH LEAVE THINGS...

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#5

Further


Shh the lights are low 

But my heart and head explodes

You tried to wipe the surface 

But something lures further

 

 

I`m like the monster under the bed

I never see the light always the dark

Through loud and quiet...

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#6

My Nation

this poem was inspired based on the way my country react to one another and the kind of love they show to each other


Our nation is for worship, so declare its valleys, where very old waterway flood the occupied sphere of life, below the proud eyeball of birds decorating the sky.

My state is for stillness, so says...

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#7

For Her

Inspiration comes from God through my Family members, so its about my love for a lady a trust


Your lips so flexible and red, the idea of kissing you is fixed in my head. Your good looks so clear and warm, shinning from side to side the darkest storm.

Your eyes shine like...

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