Dark City

I know a dark, dark city. In the dark, dark city there’s a dark, dark street. On the dark, dark street there’s a dark, dark house. In the dark, dark house there’s a dark, dark room. In the dark, dark room there’s a dark, dark closet. In the dark, dark closet there’s a girl. A… Continue reading Dark City

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.

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.

10 Reasons I don’t talk to you.

1. I have no idea who you are 😊 When we were growing up we were told to not talk to strangers. And what’s stranger than a random person on the street minding his own business? 2. I don’t speak your language Language barrier, the great force to reckon with. I don’t speak in grunts,… Continue reading 10 Reasons I don’t talk to you.

Fall Away

I heard you knock. I heard you knock again. I opened the door and I let you in. I thought your visit was where life begins. But in retrospect, That’s where it ends. You made yous self at home. Cause its what you do. I became the host, I waited on you. I didn’t feel… Continue reading Fall Away