Comments about Shachia Oryila
Is This What Parting Means?
My mind went blank
as I stared into the abyss
tortured by thoughts of farewell
boulders of tears stood in my eyes
and coursed down my cheeks
leaving in its sticky paths
erosion of pains and sadness
which made the soil of love
infertile to nourish love-green.
The doors to the way of love
had been locked against me
and the keys flung in the sea.
I swore to drain off the waters
I swore to swim against the tides
and fight amphibious creatures
till I find the way to your heart
even if it meant to stand against
heaven, earth and the nine ...