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Last Words For Mama Abiku by Akinwale Peace

Akinwale Peace

Last Words For Mama Abiku.

What would words write and say about
Abiku again? You that comes...
You come and go like swift seasons.
No-body knows you're some-body;
You're the living tomb in the womb
and the oil couldn't bless your breath.
Hence, Iya Abiye led to death
and her wisdom was so foolish.
The night cried as it creep'ly crawl
and mourners shoe weep in proud beads.
But we never know if he'll stay
because Abiku is now dead;
He'll live the cradle 'fore casket
and not be burned like bright ashes
nor be smitten as the best clay,
He'll come to stay when he is gone.
The owl will howl and twos will chirp
for heaven will smile on Mama....
Just tell quelled Mama Abiku
to save her tears in two baskets;
So that when Abiku lives 'gain,
She'll forget Abiku once died.

"words from the innocent mind"
            Philip Peace

Image: Google

Iya Abiye; The nurse in charge of child birth
Abiku: A child born to die or die without much sparm breath


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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.

I have a whirling desire
that we are over the 9th edge;
grabbing, rocking, licking, tasting —
and the passion flows 'n' action shows.
your whole body defines a lot
even when i see nothing but
the voluptuous pillows of a
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.

Akinwale Peace AkindayoPhilip Peace