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Poetry, Special

Wings against the wall.

They said ‘your voice shouldn’t be heard’,‘We need a woman without sound’,Then I asked my god,‘O lord, do I count?’And He answered me in short;‘Raise your voice and shout’. They said ‘we need a perfect doll’,Walking and stopping when we wantBut I am a total…

Poetry, Special

I am.

The greatest mistake science ever taught mewas to make me think I am in the universe,that I am confined in dust,an image of billions,lost in the mirror of my own selflike a tarred road that ends in the dust. They called me nothing but dustbut…

Poetry, Special

Hope & Prayer

I heard father once said;Son, things will get better soon.Mother launches into fastingNothing is beyond prayer’s power’ She said. Days of unaccomplished dreams count years.Still, mother launches into prayer and sings the rhyme of hymns. Sons and daughtersdevelop an affinity for greedinessthe leaders breed kleptomaniac’s…

Poetry, Special

A Sedated Stem

The creeps of chill down the spine,As if a tarantula ran through my back, With pain and struggle I threw myself –Of my comfort. The vision flickers – AndA headrush kicked in.Looked around for cobwebs andAnd the empty ceiling corners. The sleep-deprived self remindedThe time along…