Ashley Akari Poems

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1.
Childhood

These phantoms crowd about
My lonely heart:
Their eyes are cold
But their embrace is warm –
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2.
Trust

I.

Stumbling naked and alone,
To the bank of the oily river
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3.
The Sepoy (The Indian Mutiny)

All the hot red glow,
The raging booms are gone,
But the grief hangs still
Like a tattered English flag
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4.
Edgar

Stumbling eyeless
On the raging moor
Lost, a tragic zombie—
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5.
Ask Me If I Love You

Do not ask me
If i love you by
Candlelight when
The world is a
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6.
Rahab

The black hair was
A glistening wave
Down, down her
Curving back.
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7.
Love

Love is love.

No one knows why
Strangers are friends,
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8.
You Said Goodbye

I remember,
Like yesterday,
The blinking city lights—
The yawning gulf in your eyes.
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9.
Jerusalem

Old woman,
You shiver on
The bomb-shattered street;
Alone
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10.
Monologue Of A Twisted Mind

The stars sparked flames in her violet eyes;
Lashes matted as the the tree-tops' twisted arms,
And lips and mouth, so red, so red.
Red as the darling dove's hawk-gashed heart
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