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Don’t Die

Don’t Die

I’ve learned to fill my black holes
with droplets of hope
perhaps someday a life unfair
would be bleached to crystal clear
and that which clouds my mind
I’d fully understand

I’ve learned to chalk my dark days
with seven shades of grey,
perhaps someday, perfection would dawn on me
like sunshine does every evening

what write I?

Like moonlight surrounded
by a blanket of dark skies
my eyes beam light, hope, life,
a similitude of dawn

don’t die


#Pengician #SSA

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Jaachi Anyatonwu
http://jaachiwrites.com
Jaachi Anyatonwu is a poet, editor, and publisher living in the suburbs of Aba. He is the author of numerous poetry chapbooks and collections, and the Editor-In-Chief of Poemify Publishing Inc. Jaachi is passionate about discovering new voices and mentoring emerging poets. He is also a fierce advocate for the boy child and sexually molested.

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