Category: Poetry

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A prayer of a lost child

I come to you ’Cause I don’t know what to do My mama left me a nana Daddy Left, when ”dada” Was the only word In my vocab They left me with nothing I am indeed a poor thing I have no hope for the future ’Cause I’m like in...

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I’m going…

I’ve been in a fight With the almighty I’ve been in fight Which took away from me light And left my eyes in the night I’ve been in a battle Which made me rattle I’ve been in an already battle, lost And the loss is at my cost Because winning...

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To the king of dreams: I’ve lost my dreams

I before you appeal Because my dreams have disappeared They are not around They are nowhere to be found I’ve lost my dreams The things that kept me going The things that kept on my conscious annoying The things that kept on me teasing Are missing I’ve lost my dreams...

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I want to die…

Mama, I wanna die And say to this world “bye!” Mama I wanna be with you I’m tired of life’s dejavus I wanna die Mama, make my bed And cover it in red Mama, I wanna rest In my nest To your grave next Mama, I wanna die Life is...

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I like it!

Before you go Let my tongue like a yo-yo Up and down go Give it a chance To in my mouth dance Let it adore you Let it appreciate you Let it start Before we part When you give me that sexy look (The look that I can’t describe in...

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I confess!

Your honour I’ll be of the truth donor I’ll be no crook And tell only the truth I have done a prime Crime I should never see the light lime I should spend the rest of my time In jail Your honour, I demand no bail For I’m guilty as...

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True Colours

Wait Let me set the record straight Let me not only talk But also show you what’s in the box Let me unveil And reveal My True Colours Let me the truth peel And tell you how I truly feel Let me not out freak But the truth break Let...

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Twisted Truth: Part VI (Death Experience)

I couldn’t move a thing I couldn’t move my eyelids I couldn’t even blink But I could still think So I thought How I myself in this position got I heard them trying to my life save I heard them ask my name And telling me not to stop speaking...

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Twisted Truth: Part V (Suicidal Thoughts)

I, on the floor, threw the cushion And left the doctor’s office Feeling like a dead man in a coffin Though the doctor had said in more than one occasion That being HIV was not a death sentence I still felt death in my presence I could literally smell it...

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Twisted Truth: Part IV (Hidden Memory)

As the doctor said I was prone to AIDS My amnesia started to fade I started to recall the sex-scenes That had led me to this As the doctor me HIV-positive pronounced I recalled that I went in unprotected I remembered how my body sold me out I remembered everything...

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Twisted Truth: Part III (The longest hour)

I couldn’t believe it I’ve been responsible in the past And now I just slipped once By sleeping with a girl I knew nothing about And cause of that, I may be on my way out Cause life may be planning to give me a boot I was shaking with...

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Twisted Truth: Part II(The morning after)

The bed felt different But ukuthi I was not home Ukuthi I was in an unknown zone I did not realise Until I opened my eyes Not only was I in a strange bed I was sleeping naked This is something I was not used to And under normal conditions...

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Yet Another Twisted Truth: (Miss X)

I was sitting on the stairs With my eyes on the night sky Focused on the stars My hands on my cheeks As I questioned someone up there Whether I’ll ever get a cheek Whether I’ll ever find her Suddenly I heard some steps As along came Miss X Her...

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Another Twisted Truth

It was a hot day On a Monday I was sitting in front of a PC Trying to collect the pieces And compose poems When a girl sitting next to me Not even saying ”Excuse me!” Not first offering a greet Demanded that I give her a paper sheet I...

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Twisted Truth Part I:(Temptations)

It was around seven-fifteen In the evening I was busy waiting at the train station For the next train to loxion When she appeared She was of average height Half white And in a white top Besides her I was the only one In platform one She came towards me...