Biography of Melanie Emikohe
Melanie Emikohe Poems
Like an obedient child, I wait. I wait. Tomorrow, will you? At a friend's party.
a monkey on a leash knuckle-walking on a pole flashed me a buddy face so I tossed him a banana.
He is all about subtleties - Half smiles, off-whites on cinco de mayo; He gets around with restraint, A sneaky shadow in a crowd!
Time has never been this slow.. Each second, I get crushed - If only that when I wake up I've already served a tnousand sleeps!
A Poem Before Sleep
Hooked into this habit, staying up late, two AM; my lover drools on my pillow; I watch his dreaming state.
I Anticipate Disaster
I anticipate disaster before it bumps into my way; gradually accumulated the stress wrinkles.
A Forum Of The Minds
An agreement of minds convene; all of them dressed in suits and ties to discuss by which
but statemen genuflect to buy whatever costs
Today, I marry my eccentricity. I am done tiptoeing! To fit in and ravish the same fruit, Got me bewildered. Oh, insecurity!
Don't You Ask
Don't stare at the mists in my eyes they are not children of grief; don't embarrass me by prying I would rather you look away.
Let It Be Known
let it be known to Sorrow that I've reopened to smile - Inspite of its ritual calling, that I dwell and share his cries.
For My Niece
I will sing to you a song that nobody sang to me~ melody that would have made me cry and smile.
My Relationship With Coffee
The strong scent of coffee Is my soul's favored company; Such a warm comfort trickle its way Of bitter, to find its way to sweet!
I got stabbed a few times Because I was idiot and willing! Fearlessly chasing Happiness, And it taunted my desperation.
Let It Be Known
let it be known to Sorrow
that I've reopened to smile -
Inspite of its ritual calling,
that I dwell and share his cries.
emancipated by fleeting time
that eventually quitted pounding;
for inspite of the agony that
doesn't sleep, I never die.