JOSHUA RYNGKSAI Poems

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1.
Augury

I'm gonna extract,
Giving them smack,
Get a huge payback,
Selling heroin & crack,
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2.
Seduced

Rage! Rage! This angst, oozing from yawning deep,
Render to numbness, silent cornered weep,
Iniquitous decrees, when lulled to sleep,
Seduced by dybbuks, only vice to reap,
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3.
A Decade Of Life (For Mabel)

Your intricacies, fearfully and wonderfully wrought so well,
Sweet child, sweet daughter, greatly priced pearl,
You're a darling, a sweetheart, my dearest ‘Mabel',
Like your name, prayer born - meaning ‘Beautiful Girl'.
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4.
Coin(Im) Age

Unto whom should our taxes be paid honestly?
To the Son of Man this was asked slyly,
"On this coin whose image do you see? "
Answered He, to the crowd and the Pharisees.
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5.
T.L.C.(A Poem For Mothers)

Nine moons buoyant in your matrix,
Silently alive in dark mystery,
Unfathomable, unsurpassed -
And so close to that heart -
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6.
Papa Philosophy

All bark and no bite,
Better is the termite,
For when solid reality,
Invades your psyche,
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7.
For P.L.

Yesterday I made a promise,
That I knew I would break'
On a grandstand, I blew a kiss'
So that my life I'd make'
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8.
Dead Jive

Do annals violate incarnate divinity?
Justifying a man's inner repentance,
Wisdom cannot cry from lips of insincerity,
Yet what a sham, becomes this penance,
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9.
Vow

In health and not sickness,
In wholeness and not brokenness,
Today I wed you, beloved woman.
And when your narrow waist -
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10.
Lest By Me

Lord in my deep-seated misgiving,
My soul keeps on meandering,
Like leaking, sewage turned stream,
On knees, that prays not, but dream.
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