Leonard Dabydeen Poems

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1.
They Call Me Illegal

They call me illegal
unwanted in the eye
blue as the sky
but only seeing my colour
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2.
When I Speak Of History

When I speak of history I speak well;
I leave behind the past where broken bones
Lay scattered on blistering sands to tell
Of atrocities that are mostly groans.
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3.
Loneliness

She creeps around my room
lulling any sound whispering
in the creak of my chair
or the opening of a cabinet
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4.
A Gifted World

5.
A Crow's Heart

Shadows move among them,

amorphous like the wind
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6.
Peace

7.
As Tears Fall

As tears fall
upon dehydrated cheeks
making their own free rivulets
without interference
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8.
Addicted

This cool morning breeze

keeps my heart beating with joy:
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9.
The Color Of My Skin

I may bring to your attention
this posted affirmation
through the color of my skin:
that I am what I am.
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10.
Always On My Mind

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