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Letter To Mum by Akinwale Peace

Akinwale Peace Akindayo

Letter To Mum.
When I was living young'r in date,
She whispered words I couldn't hear,
but I know her heart has blessed me;
Yet, I.. I.. I said; her teeth stinks;
I, disobey'd her golden verses.

I grew from 4 limbs to 2 limbs,
She smile when they said I am cute,
They said I will be a doctor,
She told me they said I am bright,
That I'm a source of joy and peace.

But I made her cry; when my voice
became bold, and my eye is wide.
I made her panic, my rough voice
was man's, when I saw the true world
in its topsy-turvy order.

I was like a beg to live being
and I became a naked pot
which has no shame even when burnt.
But she stay'd with her prodigal son;
Praying for him to come back home.

Here is your son, mum, he's okay.
Here is Peace, he knows his career.
Heaven cursed hell to make Haven
betwixt Hades of Life's challenges.
Here is your son, mum, he has changed.

"words from the innocent mind"
              Philip Peace
Happy Mother's Day To The Best Woman In The Globe.


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I have sailed in the ocean — on
your body's warm drenched spot axis,
and i have felt the touch of your
freezing burning hands and cold words:
you said some soft words gently in
my ear on a cold night. and my
body is a tree, it rustles
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tired bed, calling me to sleep.

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like a running fire. and i'm
burning coldly on a meet with
your whitish round thorax muscle.
glorious! your body is a bike
and i'm good at riding roughly.
slide and glide, make a symphony
of our salvation on this cold night.

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