HER AFRICAN BREASTS

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Before baby came
He owned her African breasts
Mounted on a chest so warm
A bosom so tempting
Perched like a white Lily of the valley
Smooth like the river stones
Heart beating through them
Like the rhythm of the Zulu drums
Ever testing his self control

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HER PEARLS HER ONLY POSSESSION 11

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She stood on the river’s edge
Watching as her pearls slowly disappeared into the depth of the cold water
It felt freeing
Yet terrifying at the same time
Feeling the soft breeze sooth her jaw
Memories she would wish to forget
Love was a lie
Everything within her resolved never to give in
She would be strong again
Never to leave her heart out in the open
Watching the water ripple
Told her time had passed to stop mourning
Slowly she walked away from the river’s edge

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ME AND MY DAD

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Daddy loved me
Daddy laughed with me
Daddy tickled me
Daddy lifted me up
Daddy fed me icecream
Daddy wiped my tears
Daddy loved me

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PERFECTION OF BARE FEET

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When the music fades
Grass turns brown
Dew refuses to fall
Turbines grind away dust
Dawn intermingles with dusk
Black opera sounds at the touch of violins
Maestros dance
Dinner shaved into tumulus creations
Dotted laughter cakes of clay arms folded charging bulls
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HOPE

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I sit alone wondering
I had a job
I had a house
I had a love
Where did it all go
When did life start hating me
Why did i lose it all
How did rain start falling on my beard
Crystallized in hard emotions
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