I come in many shapes and sizes. To some, I am a man of charisma; the kind that stifles fear and electrifies the will. To others, I am the biggest loser; the man with a balding sense of humour. To the art of words, I am her brave Mister; the fool that tried [...]
You surrender your name, To men that capture its vowels, & masturbate, To the spell of you, Rebecca. You recite your beauty, To men that memorize your cleavage, & climax, To the end of you, Rebecca. You sketch your worth, To men whose iris measures, The energy of your hips, sexual, & contemplate, & fornicate, [...]
Colonialism kissed, The face of the African sun, Systematic, The infiltration of the devil's kiss, Illusions of colour, Illusions that blinded, The hearts of supremacists, WE ARE CHILDREN, Dreams of our ancestors, Silhouettes of their realities, Our minds cannot conceive of, Shades of black, of niggers cut, blood, Bath of kaffirs, The knife that is [...]
You taste like poetry. You taste like parts of you are falling apart, yet pulling themselves together. You taste like contradictions. You are contradictions.
This poem was written after I lost something dear to me. Her name is the title of this piece. We broke up, broke up, Fire and smoke, Who said we got along? We tore up, tore up, Rhythm to your blues, Who said we sang along? Memories burn, Silhouettes of us flicker, We divorced, Love [...]
the wind whispered, rattle of leaves and gliding sand, and here i wait, for the tears to dry, for the metal of death to glisten through the abyss of my soul, i never meant, i never meant to strike you harder than your skin could hold, the wind whispered, rattle of lost couples and divorce [...]
these lips confess love affairs, the essence of other mistresses, of cocktails and magical nights, yet, yet you still love me? only broken chairs rock to broken records, i'm your favorite tune, let's rock n' roll to this broken jam, metaphorical noose around your neck, your love for me might be the rope you hang [...]