The true seduction

Who said none will get aroused By seeing you off your clothes? Take off your gowns let him see Not nipples but brainy seas Flowing through nudity That gives you authority In matters concerning hearts, Seduction is who you are. When it rains it surely sprouts Your brain will always […]

Genealogy Dream By Robert Okaji

To recall but not recall: family, the swift curve of evolution’s arc. One moment your knuckles scrape the earth’s surface, and the next you’re pinpointing mortar fire by satellite phone. Or, having plowed the field by hand, you fertilize with human dung (no swords in this hovel), only to wake […]

In a world of beautiful women

We were both sitting In a little non-descript bar Where the loneliness Hung heavily in the air Like cigarette smoke. In nearly drunken conversation, You said you were Sadly obsessed By girl named Erica Who turned into A mythical dream and disappeared Like Daphne into a laurel tree. And I […]

The Roses Smiles The Same

This was once a happy place I for once was a happy face But now there is just empty space And for many years These walls haven’t heard your name But the roses smell the same My plain dull trousers, your bright red dress Lying around in such a mess […]

Without You. Without You

The blue skies don’t feel so blue The daisies have lost their hue The wise words don’t seem so true Without you, without you The green fields don’t feel so green I’m staring at an empty screen Everything’s lost in between Without you, without you The yellow sun is not […]