Tonye WilliePepple

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Tonye WilliePepple Poems

1. The Old Riverbank 6/17/2014
2. I Saw Virginia Today 6/17/2014
3. When Things Began 6/17/2014
4. Songs Of A Troubled Night 6/17/2014
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I Saw Virginia Today

It was 1985, when we ran into ourselves
To join the busy breakfast queues
Before Mrs.Dike would say it was closed

Before our teacups would draw out  tears
Reminding our hungry selves
Till noon our stomachs would be cramped

We ran into our freshmen selves
She, with her Milo and mayonnaise
Me, with my sardine and bread

We would later become for ourselves
The very semblances of our morning meals
On Flat plates of love very well washed

She was slender and fair, had a dot on her nose,
I teased her to be Indian; she said my face was like ...

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