Sit With Me!

  My love, sit with me. For once, eat with me. Talk with me. Laugh with me. My love, live with me. My love, work with me. Plant with me, weed with me. Prune with me, harvest with me. My love, live with me. My love, sit with me. Grind with me, store with me.… Continue reading Sit With Me!

Before I Go.

You wake up before I know. Go to grind on the thresh floor. Millet, cassava, maize flour. You do all this before I go. And yet I still go. Pocketful of beans go sell,I go. Behind your back I pass,I go. You went to dig before I go. And yet I still go. To drink… Continue reading Before I Go.

Stolen Goods.

I am a thief; this I know. But being this is all I know. After I came back from the war. I met a me I didn’t know. I always worked, for you, you know. I always did right by you, before. We were thrown apart by the war. That me loved you, loved us,I… Continue reading Stolen Goods.

Don’t Shoot. Shoot to Kill.

Don’t shoot me just to maim me. Just to claim me. Don’t hurt me just to paint me. Just to frame me. Put me on your wall to see me. To feel me Wish that you had killed me. Don’t you dare come near me. Don’t come near me. I don’t know if you can… Continue reading Don’t Shoot. Shoot to Kill.

Idol Minds

There is a one. A one we know. A one we know and love. Love and admire. A one we always want to be a part of. A one in our ears. In our faces. Basic every place. A one on the radio. The internet. The news paper. The magazine. On the billboards. And yeah.… Continue reading Idol Minds