Titilope Sonuga

(1985 / Lagos)

How To Heal A Wound - Poem by Titilope Sonuga

This is how you heal the wound

i
cleanse it with salt water
it is the only way
to release the poison

the tears will come
let them

ii
you will need to apply
a healing balm

the only cure for hate
is more love
be generous in your application

iii
Let the wound breathe
do not cover it until it
festers and rots

speak it then let it go
let it go

iv
Do not ever pick the scab


Comments about How To Heal A Wound by Titilope Sonuga

  • Alison mujati (10/1/2018 12:30:00 AM)

    The only cure of hate is more love....waal itz refreshing..I have a poem you may like nymph , (Report)Reply

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  • Abbah Obekpa (7/28/2018 2:03:00 PM)

    Simply Precisely. Thanks. (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (6/13/2017 6:50:00 PM)

    Piece of elegance with good rendition of words. Focussed and factual. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017



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