Thursday, 27 July 2017

Let Me Feed Your Heart

They will say I have come again, Adunni
That that lousy lover of yours is come again
With nothing but his wordy possession
Words that do not feed the belly
But you know my words feed the heart
And man shall not live by bread alone

I have been to the seaside of words
To pick words like pearls and cowries
Our elders say good words are like these things
Allow me to adorn you with words
from the sole of your feet to the crown of your head
So that you are transformed into sea goddess
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