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I dared Epistolary... Read Letter From A One Man Thousand

Akinwale Peace

Letter From A One Man Thousand.
I went with the tears and hums of my kid,
I told you I am going to live with death;
I'm the fox in the lion's den, keep my seed;
If I don't come back; my blood 's sweet for death.

Baby, don't cry, I told you I'm with you,
Tho I'm the fading yellow sun of noon,
And the sky is a thin thigh in the blue,
But I took you with me; mayb' I won't die.

Darling, I am back and my skin is soft,
The war was peaceful– maybe I fought toys.
Darling, I'm back and I'm going back, I'd sought
for life when life is dead, but I'm ever with you.

Darling, a soldier is a dead walking
corpse, but my soul is an immortal thing
that grips you like thunder danc'ng round the sky;
When you 'n' my seed miss me, look at the sky.

Yours Most Loved,
Philip Peace.

"words from the innocent mind"
Akinwale Peace Akindayo
Philip Peace

P.S: Image is from a friend I don't know.


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For Ikeoluwa.

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
when winds beat. winds like your mutters.

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tired bed, calling me to sleep.

Slowly, this pace beats rapidly
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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