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, [...]
Sometimes we forget. That those closest to us are capable of the most heinous acts.
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.
PART I: Moments of pain are so intricate with probability. It's only when you sit in a 4WD hitting sixty — that you begin to connect the dots. I got soaked in hot water when I was ten. Quite a prolific moment. If I hadn't slept in my long PJs the night before, I wouldn't [...]
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 [...]