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Every Breath

He, with his wild eyes and mattered hair, smile from ear to ear. Soul sung out, spark gone… Phone calls at night, pleading, too much… Left hanging. That marla, aunty atyenye, when horse back rides across desert skies weren’t enough and … Continue reading

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Ochre

That ochre coloured place, Where my heart is at home, Where my soul can sit at ease on its throne, Where my kin hold my hand firm and I never feel alone.   That ochre coloured place, That blows dust … Continue reading

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Simple Breath

The simplicity of a single breath. Breathed in and out of a heavy chest. Lay your head across my breast. Lest we forget the importance of life’s meanings and tests. That chest and that blessing of every breath. As the … Continue reading

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Anger breaks

The storm cloud breaks, lightning strikes down in shards, not stakes.   The anger, takes hold, breaks that steaming, heaving mass with the light of fire and gold.   The truth has to be told, My anger curls, wrapped around … Continue reading

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Wild Dance

I am going to dance wildly in the rain, the dance my mother danced when I was curled in her womb. Softly and strongly supported, fibers intertwined, layer upon layer, my sling. She held me as she danced. That wild … Continue reading

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