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My Mother Weeps at Night

Sometimes when I’m alone I think of her The spaces in her heart that hurt, The sorrow she feels that only silence can heal. Tears that stretch long like a ribbon. I know my mother weeps at night, And the prayers she makes at midnight. I know the mountains she...

Sometimes the Sun Looks Like It’s on Fire

That last day in April, You will remember the fire that was in my eyes, dancing But then you were the water carelessly extinguishing it. That last day in the cold of April You will look at the hearth and think of me And your efforts to make a...

I Long to Soliloquize in my Mother Tongue

There is a space after the last period, Where love ends and lust begins, Where peace ends and wars begin, And I long to soliloquize in the language of the land. Gathering the remnants of my last thoughts, Lost hopes. Those that were, Those that never survived the light of day, The ones...

Here for Your Taking

I do, Though I do not know what I’ll be doing once you become insatiable When everywhere your manhood dips, Your craving for hips, The lies on your lips. I do not know which prayers to start with And yet here I stay for your taking. I do, I just do not know...

His Mistress

Who hopes to find water amidst a fire? To quell a fierce rage, so fiery Because I, Start and dance in those fires No trouble, I get scorched not. How about we get married, How about away we get carried, Intense feelings driving us to such absurdity. He was desperate, I was lonely, And...

A Father is Set Free

Today a father is set free And while he went while on his knees And he is not coming back to sit under his tree, Today a warrior had to flee. He walked on the earth Yet now there are no embers left in his eye’s hearth He lived in...

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