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Dream of Sunset

I dream of sailing with the sunset, To listen while wild winds whistle, And watch silver clouds gather over me Start your blogging here.

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Just Kids By Jasmine Scroggins

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I’m a Shepherd

I’m a shepherd, living all by myself Of course there are people all about But none share my believes and thought I dream away alone, such is my life Early mornings are my quiet times So I speak life to the day when I wake Hoping to see my reflection on the lake And to […]

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Swing by Okoroji Chidiebere Alexander

Ding-Ding, The heart is new, The heart is free, The heart is keen, What else is left unseen. Knock-Knock, We’ve closed, We took overdose, We didn’t really pose, So we loss, To a better boss. Ping-Ping, My ink is dry, My hair is grey, My mind is heavy, My soul up for prey, I’m a […]

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Paper People by Harry Baker

Excellent spoken poetry! Enjoy.

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Musing: Song of a Farmer

I just picked a fruit Beautiful. Reminds me of you Grey eyes and elegant There are many fruits But this one is purely exotic A fine and pretty sight You are an amazing fruit Like the yellow Sunflower You, my boring days light You have become my fruit The sunshine after my dark My friend; […]

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Burning Grass

It is the time of the year When the grasses are burned And the fumes dance happily Up to meet the blue skies The hawks and kites circle The fire hunting stray rodents Men beat the bush about Minding the farm crops nearby The smell of the fume Spreads about the place Pushing the acrid […]

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A Poets Tale

Have you seen the sun set over the dark clouds Behind the lonely traveller marching up the hilly mounds? The evening sets in, covering all the light living on Earth It was about time for, moon-lit tales and screeching crickets The wind surge, we are left to feel it The birds fly away, as 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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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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To Love

How beautiful it is to love Two hearts to become one To see from the same reason To dance under the tree On nights the moon shone How lovely it is to love Even when the earth Full of pain and tears Cloud about the atmosphere But the love we have Shields us from all […]

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Though it came a Lil late

I wish I could chat you all one at a time. Thanks for coming by to read me. The joy of a writer is the audience he has. You guys gave me the nod to go ahead, thanks. Can’t mention all your names for space- followers, readers, commenters and those who had liked my pieces […]

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The Lone Wolf

Slowly tis moon surge-by Two shades join in harmony As the door sides creak Allowin’ the cold airs To filter in calmly Blind winds blow boldly Dogs bark and whine And the pines call Fear knows not himself Yet a dark cloak Sweeps fast across the lane Creepy and with leaps Takes cover behind the […]

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Poetry

Now poetry was passed down Long ago; thru a cloudy band And the lightened grey galaxies A mix of matter of time and climes And down it came To the swooshing trees And the singing waterfalls Passing thru some medium On a trading South wind venture Via the wildest rides of Nature Thru rivulets of […]

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