alexander opicho

(when dictatorship began / kenya)

Dearest Moonlight


Babie if your name is moonlight
then you have a less fortunate name,
as moonlight can nurse light madness
chose other name the size of Jupiter,
or Venus or Neptune or mercury of Annie,
let me name you the sky of my heart
and your eyes the stars
performing a stellar glow
in the penumbra of my life
setting at comfort zone
all the queens of my heart
cherishing beauty of single use life
from magico-ritual realism
from the nativity of your name;
Annie cruiz, cruiz annie, annie annie, cruic cruiz

Submitted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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