Treasure Island

akachukwu chukwuemeka ( akabeks)

(23/06/1971 / Mgbowo, Enugu State, Nigeria.)

When I dance


I dance for me,
Silent vibrations from within
Rhythm of the unseen,

I dance for me.
My steps follow their direction,
My heart-beat echoes their sound.

Some say I dance weird: they call me possessed.

If I dance raw, if I dance pure,
If I dance whirlwind, if I dance the spirits within,
No matter what them say,
I know I dance me.
I dance for me.

©2001

Submitted: Tuesday, September 01, 2009

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