Talking Shadow | Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwu

POEM 192: TALKING SHADOW *raucous flute interlude* Hand in hand we’re standing, my shadow and I. Side by side, we’re staring, at the nightly ball of light. My shadow sighs and whispers ‘Tell me how it feels,  to look me in the eyes, and see another man’ My shoulder drops like rainfall, rolling off the […]

A Note On Masked Personalities

If the entire world’s a stage, then it’s nice to be able to recognize the other actors. “God has given you one face and you made yourself another”, Hamlet says to Ophelia. There are two sides to us all: The person we are and the person we pretend to be – This is confusing enough […]