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alexander opicho

Rookie - 458 Points (when dictatorship began / kenya)

She Is My Otherness


And is true she is my otherness
But not my alter ego as you may think,
I am her strength, but she is my weakness
I am her herculean device, but she is my Achilles hill,
I am her weapon of life, but she is my boomerang,
I am her riches but she is my poverty,
I am her wisdom, but she is my folly
I am her public dignity, but she is my public shame
I am her solution, but she is my challenge,
I am her peace, but she is my troubles,
I am her light but she is my darkness
I am her love but she is my punishment,
I am her purity, but she is my filthiness
I am her decency, but she is my indecency,
I am her Napoleon, but she is my Josephine,
I am her Adam, but she is my Eve
I am her life but she is my death,

Submitted: Monday, March 17, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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  • Bronze Star - 6,967 Points Mr. Nobody (3/17/2014 11:30:00 AM)

    VERY NICE! ! ! ! ! !
    I think a woman would say I am always the latter! ! ! (Report) Reply

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