Poems

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1.
The Theory Of Absolution
Dearest Son,


Today is the day that you are born
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2.
The Man Behind The Dark Glasses
The man behind the dark glasses
Motionless in bed like a flag with no wind
Expressionless in bed like a still lake with no ripples
The race against death, lost
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3.
Ophelia
Ophelia
Down in the burrow; my heart, Ophelia
She came at my weakest and cursed my heart to dream of her
Her oils, flame my love so that
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4.
Mirage
Laying on God’s green earth and staring at the far away sky blue
Then came the thought of a man I knew dressed in blue
But he quickly hauled me away with a gun in his hand and we sailed to some faraway place
Not that this was a dungeon where Hannibal Lecter* lived, indeed it was no such strange place
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5.
Dear Poet
Dear Poet,

You brought your words to me
Your life you shared with me
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6.
Volunteer Junkie
Listen darnit and listen hard!
Catch the echo in the room bouncing off walls
Echo so heavy, it weighs on your thoughts and feelings
The echoes of human struggle and disparity amongst peoples
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7.
The Pessimist
How sweet was that day I was born?
When now I imagine that the sun bowed out early to the lands
And the stars twinkled all night
The low hanging moon smiled immensely
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8.
Anxiety Of Young Love
With the birds chirping ever so softly in that afternoon sunshine
And the streets buzzing with cars going zoom zoom
The crescendo hit peak and went dead silent
When you suddenly appeared
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9.
Allow Me To Introduce Myself
I hate to talk about self
Why would I want to talk about self?
But been black and educated in my community
That makes me at the same time both…
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10.
The Tree With Many Branches And Many Different Fruits
Cry, and thousands we cry
A million, heckled and shackled, we cry
On this river of tears, we cry
Suppressed and oppressed we cry
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