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We Die Here

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 18 We Die Here this poem is for the days our love dashed against a stone & the spaces between our hearts grows deep enough to bury soft whispers. it’s for the words we…

Elixir

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 17 Elixir let’s say this poem is your gestures spreading on my skin like wildfire, which means perforated bodies are fertile grounds to grow flowers in love’s name. let’s say your light took the…

The Art of Love

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 15 The Art of Love the night your pain was full of yeast, you stretched my elastic voice to a being at the other end of your bed, say it feels better, say it…

Our Love Will Flower

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 14 Our Love Will Flower like a garden where memories do not die, where evening setting sun is beauty sighing on imperfections, on broken dreams & bodies mourning into hollows & absence. our love…

LISTEN – ALEXIS KARPOUZOS

By Alexis karpouzos: Listen, if stars are still lit it means there is someone who needs them. It means someone wants to love, Why then do we feel so much pain and heaviness of heart? are we waiting for something,…

MAYBE – ALEXIS KARPOUZOS

By Alexis karpouzos: i know that i shall meet my shadow, one day, is our fate. I know that, someday, the light ends for us and the deadly gravity will absorb us. But then, without space and time, without life…

WHY – ALEXIS KARPOUZOS

By Alexis karpouzos: Why must I lose everything I own? Why must I lose all I have loved All that I desire, all that I’ve known? Time is Relentless, dauntless. Like a fleeting moment, like a speck of dust In…

Stay Tonight

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 11 Stay Tonight let’s calibrate our hearts with longings, let’s remove the spectacle on the night’s eyes & let her watch our dwindling bodies scouting desires with fingers & moans, let her watch in…