Verissimo lives in Lagos, Nigeria. She has published her works in The
Guardian, Ashes and Diamonds, and AIA link. She works as a
sub-editor with farafina-online, in Nigeria.
-ed somewhere in my colon,
floating, meandering, swimming
into my sanity,
then came back to
live the marks you left here,
in my head and on my feature
this strange stroke,
this spine-tingling gestures
that reminds me of reasons
I should rip what I hate, slow
and melted in memories.
splinters scattered on the floor
Several images mirrored in fragments,
Every part of a whole, in a pieces hold,
Whilst searching for the Self in a broken fold.
mourn for the gambol smile,
the gambols smile?
ethched in my heart stolen from my mind.
time is 9.00am, and itís another day ended
I see nothing but blackness in the brightness,
The sun is so-so-so dark.
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