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Blood on the leaves

Light flicker on our fields Our seeds has chosen not To be seen The older women ask the young wives The older men summon the young men The children call out their distant friends A well forgotten meeting took place … Continue reading

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The night weeps for the morning

The night tell the ladies a happy ending with holy shed It fed the murmuring bees unarmed liquid It fuels within Pointing fingers to the fire burning half the building No one, humans, knew the meaning We laughed expecting the … Continue reading

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I came across an image

I came across an image by the afternoon stream Sweeping across With fine lining Woven with tender silk Spotted by the sun That travels european cities Gathering fingers into delightful beauty Foaming incessant glories Sliding into the evening’s duty It … Continue reading

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Africa, my home

A woman stoop by the burning lantern It was morning her eyes, yet found a sleep Tending to the lambs that clothe her sheet Noisy the wind was Calm the heart is Yet she was glad she’d tell it again … Continue reading

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