olabode philip

The Miracle From The Womb - Poem by olabode philip

oil back the little toe
filling you with death and rage

oil back this tameless being
floundering like an infected bird

oil back this yawning life
mooing bereaved of joy

oil and rock it alive from the womb
it needs the miracle of life.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 12, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

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