Hidden tensions within my head disguise as gestures of a dark circle Brightened by the layers of voice - and thought in an unbreakable movement. If from afar I could utter and say in a language beyond these words How I feel every single day I'd find equilibrium between anger and love.
In vain I was chained - yes at my birth Not the first and not the last Like a charm I have been walking in circles The circles now holding my neck tight Carrots do not grow on trees or you pluck oranges underground Then how can I be free when my skin stains the … Continue reading Disappear
Listen: ba-dum, ba-dum, ba-dum So even and identical Which one is the other The blow of the force...
I wish I would not think of you and today never blossomed With its mixed flowers of green and white Like greens that bath your banks between the softest parts That cast those matrimonial short spells from below The wet fragrance that bait hearts of all those who lavish their eyes on you I wish … Continue reading River Niger
If I was a tree you’d mold in your hands the very best of loam, for my root to blossom and grow into a fine shape. The shape of freedom. Giving you shade from the blistering elements in every inch of distance. If I was a country you’d hoist my flag swamped with the rainbow. … Continue reading Then, Who Am I.
In the forest of Olodumare a rare gem emerged undaunted The black man and the veil like those covering a manger In the absence of stars there was a dance of the forests a dance to remember the burden to memory — the muse of forgiveness There was a voice in the wilderness - I mean the … Continue reading Kongi
What's for us now? - he wasn't alone - He echoed with blistered red eyes The muscles of every word, gripped ferociously my mind, like that since I was born Legs and heart groan in silence A sense of wrong, lingering at the right time Enough time have consumed, what to me has gone wrong … Continue reading METAMORPHOSIS
Each of the shadow carried on the wall of two hearts Two hearts like two cities with one inside the other Is it a mist, or wholly true? Let Daniel say so The shadow comes in the morning brighter in the night Dark and invisibly deep burying part of long hours Every flicker of restraint … Continue reading Belteshazzar
What's for us now? - He was not alone - He echoed with blistered red eyes The muscle of every word gripped ferociously my mind, as since when I was born Legs and heart groan in silence The sense of wrong at the right time Enough time have consumed, what to me, has gone wrong now … Continue reading Adam’s apple
Your face making headway My mind remained quiet I looked for the treasured whispers And the round echoes broken silence and sound ghosts Is this glass to blame? For its very biting pours Sliding through my heart Numbers upon untold numbers Mending threads cutting every scar Can I be that tough and cry in the dark Until the smile blinks in the broken sky Like the ring of gold turning black