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SHADES OF GREY

SHADES OF GREY

Shades of grey  [Not fifty 😉 ] Right and wrong From a tender age, We are taught are polar opposites But are they? Always? Good and bad Black and white As you get older, shades of grey appear The distinction becomes fuzzy Not always, but every now and again (Say)...

MORTAL MAN

MORTAL MAN

Mortal Man The caterpillar is a prisoner to the streets that conceived it. It's only job is to eat or consume everything that is around it In order to protect itself from this mad city. While consuming it's environment, The caterpillar begins to notice ways to survive...

PASSING THE BUCK

PASSING THE BUCK

PASSING THE BUCK Some say it is the way of the rational human We want not the blame but the praise So passing the cup becomes the new craze Leaving our Creator in a daze Making Him want to create a new Man. Nothing so wrong about admitting a crime. We all make...

EVERY MORNING HE WOULD CRY

EVERY MORNING HE WOULD CRY

Every morning he would cry His only urge now is to die Even with a thousand wings he couldn't fly He wishes happiness is a thing he can buy He watches as his whole life crashes His achievements in the past burnt to ashes His hope for a better future dashes Against the...

WORDS OF LONG AGO

WORDS OF LONG AGO

WORDS OF LONG AGO  (My son, be wise). He cleared his throat filled the last cup from the tea-pot one sip, a deep cough then called us both 'Agogo, am not done with the dishes' she said, her own business no excuse for me,went alone to listen to the stories fore-gone...

LITTLE BIRD

LITTLE BIRD

LITTLE BIRD Little bird little bird come home My skies are empty without you Little bird little bird come home Your mother is waiting for you Haven't you heard she was dying So often had she tried to walk Her feet failed her, she's now crawling You can't hear her, as...

TELL DARKEN WEST

TELL DARKEN WEST

  "Go Soul the body's guest    Upon a thankless arrant        Fear not to touch the best          The truth shall be thy warrant              Go, since I needs must die                  And give the world the lie." Sir Walter Raleigh- Soul's Errand.   TELL...

THE MOMENT I SAW YOU

THE MOMENT I SAW YOU

THE MOMENT I SAW YOU   The moment I saw you, Sitting under the oak tree, Running to catch the bus, In the coffee shop, I knew I had to have you. This may sound ridiculous to you, But it’s true none the less, I loved you from that moment. You occupy my thoughts...

SHOULD I TELL OR NOT

SHOULD I TELL OR NOT

SHOULD I TELL OR NOT? Washed in his blood and forgiven all absolutes, Here I stand saved and sanctified, Sticks and stones the enemy hurls at me Yet I forge on in this pilgrims journey Perfection is the goal, crown of glory the prize, The future seems bleak, my faith...

MY HEART SHAKES WITH FEAR

MY HEART SHAKES WITH FEAR

  MY HEART SHAKES WITH FEAR My heart shakes with fear Of losing someone so dear The one for whom I care You own my heart Please do not tear it apart From where should I again start? Now my nights are so long And my pain is so strong For to you does my heart...

MORTAL BODY

MORTAL BODY

MORTAL BODY Dead, they died And then, we cried Morrow we wake But we see their fake Mouth have I sealed lord have I seen Morrow I wake But I see their fake The one I know smiles No talking, nor grinning, there in the tomb his body lies But then to be save We made for...

WILL I EVER SEE YOU AGAIN

WILL I EVER SEE YOU AGAIN

WILL I EVER SEE YOU AGAIN Will I ever see you again Brother, Will I ever see you again sister, Will you ever smile the same tomorrow Now that you’re going there from this sorrow, Dears, let me shed all African rivers As you’re on your ways out of our borders, Where...

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