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Muse: Out in the Sunshine

Once out in the sunshine We happen to see wonderful things Things strange and old Things new and rare We feel the warmth The scorch of the Sun And the Heavens shower On our light and fair skin Dawn approaches and I will miss you Your warmth, the heat and your embrace Though the high […]

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The meaning of: a Diamond

Dreams are plans come true in the mind … Set to manifest in the future … Bond by strings of faith Perseverance, courage and Determination Then comes a taste from within … Boiling up a bowlful of Ideas … A spirit for clear values A culture of modern Innovations Inspirations are high and higher … […]

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Haiku: Love

When there was love I saw the white clouds Clear like the sweet spring Leaping in joyful haste

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A Lovers Delight

Thoughts of you stay in me The plays in my heart The love I see in your eyes The mornings are beautiful We wake beside each other The Golden sun shines on the curtains And all shall be well

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The Legend of the Cretian Minotaur

The King of Athens killed the son of Minos, King of Crete. In revenge, Minos conquered Athens and forced its King to send him seven youth and seven maidens every year as a tribute. These victims were then sent into a huge maze, or labyrinth on an island where they were devoured by a monster, […]

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The Summers Tale

When summers come around The flowers bloom, red, pink The clouds are proud with mild sun Joy gives hope, the bridges a link The green fields grow We see the farmers sow The summer leaves, taking the hue Blowing all a hearty kiss As her cold monstrous nephew Comes taking the once a bliss The […]

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The Clan and The Day

So the sun rise quietly Behind the hill in the hamlet A smile spreads across the clan Children, pets: dogs and cats Boys with catapults and traps Girls with baskets for water Men gather, ready for a hunt And the women make soup So the day wakes the clan And the clan makes the day

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Who I Love

Oh I am in love Your grapes gave me wine Your love gave me life It is at your table I dine I stand at the foot of a hill Watching the setting sun Near the busy oil palm mill I see women, their quarry burn The road to the stream Are littered with fallen […]

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Haiku, from The Descendants of The Rainmakers

Say Hoolarliboe And with words We could make Somethings beautiful

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Musing: Cold Mornings

Cold morning Monster weather Heaven filters in Her dew and airy lather We stare, we shake The cold kept us awake

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Lost Love

Love flowed in this heart Pure as in the waters That flow on smooth rocks And of a baby”s tears Growing her first tooth We watched it sprout This is a lovely one, we thought But then the suns scorch Came to it, with fiery passion The heat was on, unbearable The love melted off, […]

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The Descendant, a rains incantation

The rain falls softly It falls light on me And it minds not why Amazed of such One of uncertainty Of the rain drops falling On I who was a bloodline Break the kola Wave the palm frond Call the wind, and … And listen carefully For the mother of the rain Muster some courage […]

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Lullabic

Now I will be your cook tonight Tell me what you desire most Anything, rice, pies or Turkish delight? Now I will be a carpenter, why not? To mend the boards and all things Do good, get me my hammer and mallet Now I will be a stone, nay a rock You can call me […]

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The Old Man and The Bulb

I met an old man Walking down the lane Passing thru the barn With a face, bold and stern He dropped his stick And I watched him stoop His body rattled, weak And down the steps, I took a hop “Hello sire, lemme help you” He looked up, a bright smile “Oh, goodness, my son, […]

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Musing: The Sugar Ant

I wonder how you sniff out my sugar The trails to my little cupboard stands The taste beckons to you, And when I return from my issues, weary I see you and your brethren Mocking my ever precious sugar!

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Haiku: To A Heart That Beats My Rhythm

Now I dont know why Why I am so fond of you How my nights go by And all I do, I think of you

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Under the Mango Tree, a childhood Tale

When nights come We run around We play about We sing to the Moon And she blushes all the while When the nights come The crickets call out From hidden “shriekadels” A fortress of hope Portraying the beauty of the night When nights come We see the bats fly In haste to somewhere We watch […]

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Flowers for you

Flowers are natures gifts They bloom, they are fine And bees find nectar on them The airs delight on their fragrance Flowers reminds me of you A tender but strong woman One of Natures goddesses One of Natures sweet flowers One of Natures gifts to man

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Courage

for Uwakmfon Ebong 1.6.2015 The breadth of the Earth lay wet But the Sun rises from the East From vague sights and the mist The dark jungles, cool and serene But the Lions stride through the green Fearing neither man or faun A shriek of strength is heard up the skies The Eagle soars high […]

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