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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Aaishah Mayet

Aaishah Mayet | Jul 25th, 2020 | poetry | No Comments

Poem

I dream in colour
Vivid palette knife renditions
Block mounted
Framed in walk through galleries
Oils
Acrylics
Flowers for the living

I dream in black and white
Haunting shades of sepia
In negative exposures
Of putrefied pasts
Until my voice croaks
In perforating
Songs of light

Somewhere in between: I live
Swinging on Time’s pendulum
Stretching on her canvas
Developing on her film
And wondering: With the mountain behind us,
Which story is cast in the shadows

Poet Bio

Aaishah Mayet hails from the City of Gold, Johannesburg, South Africa. She works in the Healthcare sector which, for her, has bridged the frontiers of our shared human experience. As a self-confessed bibliophile of many years, literature remains her teacher and her sanctuary. Her works include Haiku published in the Lotosblute, as well as poetry published online in the Agbowo Limits issue, Praxis, Poetry Potion, Active Muse, the Brittle Paper and Amaliah.

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