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10th Poem: Residue by Loic Ekinga

[tabby title="Poem"] When you left this town,Rushing away to a life farFrom the void I fed you,You forgot to take with youThe many things you brought:Bags of laughter, shirts of safetyBelts of support and a smelly sockOf despair, despair that...

Romance At Golgotha by Loic Ekinga

[tabby title="Poem"] Be thereWhen my comfort willBe measured in pieces of silverWhen my skin will crawlUnder my mother's breathBe there.Be there when they crucify meWhen my dank body will droopAbove the twelve glaring eyesOf the lost sonsWho will lash me...

Playing House by Loic Ekinga

[tabby title="Poem"] You can recount six dirty handsTwo of whom were your brother's.Your breasts were sanded by their passionWhen they took what youThought you gave.Boys like brave little girlsGirls like you want male friendsTo feel safe, so you give.Tomorrow you...