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»Pesticides got me petrified«

Jul 7, 2009

Pesticides got me petrified. / Feelings still scrutinised. / A kiss I've longed for; / Got me yearning for more. / I felt your heart beat, / I climed and unthinkable feet, / running awya from pesticides that / clouded my lungs and left me petrified. / / I love you, you love me. / so, let it be. Hold me and…  sign in to read more »

»Poetry Chose Me«

Jun 17, 2009

Significantly, poetry chose me. / I thought to my self how could this be? / Words that blasted into my mind like Spanish words that uttered "pardon, disculpe no elentendi" I mumbled to myself: "Poetry a ngi ku understandi". / / Could poetry be a biological anthropology that sucked my energy to write…  sign in to read more »

»June 16«

Jun 9, 2009

As June 16 unravels / / As we teens are about to go through / a road less travelled. / / As we are still treated like rebels in our own native land / and not given a helping hand. / / The youth of June 16 sacrificed their lives / so that I became a proud teen to witness these times. / / The green eyed…  sign in to read more »

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