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PHASES For Zephaniah Zacks Micah (Scoufi)


For Zephaniah Zacks Micah (Scoufi)

You are the real world:
your pavement is you;
the snow that strips you —
the naked sleepless nights.
you are your phases.

You might have walked in shadows be-
cause they're leadways when sun rises —
yet, you would have loved to walk in
your darkness because it is you.
you are your phases.

You are a missing language, yea —
nay! absent glances at dim dinners
cos' you sail oceans of thought while
stroking your secret hairs because
you are your phases.
(the virility of being man).
and you want to be happy so
you entertian sweet sadnesses.

But the world doesn't speak your language;
because flowers' fragnance spreads the air;
the travelling air only travels.
the world is liquid and solid —
try walking in your livid darkness
'til you find yourself.

You are your phases; wake in the
night and sleep with the eyes opened
because you wouldn't...; you're your thoughts
and your walks in your darkness is
the only path to your brightness.
you're nobody
'til you find yourself.

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

Happy Birthday, Sir.
Live long and prosper, Sir!
Philip wishes you well.


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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
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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