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Charles Jagongo Ogola

(1972 / Kenya, Africa)

Thought I got you


Darling you made me
King of the mountains
I knew I was next to sky
Your woven lexis
Were like honey, Juicy and tempting
I made all bare like a sandy beach,
You flew up like a swallow
To the clouds.
I knew a had got you
My heart is aching like a broken leg
As I gaze your sent image,
As beautiful as a sparrow
You are now singing away
Just doing it yonder
Thinking not of the fire you stirred
I thought I got you.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013

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