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Onalethuso Petruss Ntema

(27/02/1985 / Maun, Botswana)

Only Words Can Say


saw you from across the way
and only words can say,
than stare
at you so near,
your eyes, crystal clear
in yours, i ought to stay.

would you stay?
can you really do?
would you marry me?
would you carry me?
questions within me
all gone unknown to be.

i pause
to scout
for a spouse
not in doubt
to the falls
all gone without.

forgive me for looking
at your beauty,
your talk is soothing
like the morning,
i run smoothly
to the calling.

let me say these few lines
to take you many miles,
where only words can stay
when only words can say,
i pause to reckon with the silence,
you walked across my silence.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

the feeling, the urge to love when love knocks your way and only words can stay, across the way. stay with love and peace. this piece is all about a lonely guy whose need is a divine lovely empress to stay and love for ever blessed with love.

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poem: “only words can say”
book: “cold feet”
year: may 2013
book no.5 of 2013

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