Ediye Series: Lovers And Louvres


ediye mmi,


if our love is a window
we’d be louvres

we’d open and close

open…

i’d be open to your corrections of love
so that the rays of light
would stream into my darkest parts

because, like vampires, my weakness
cannot withstand the light of love

you’d be receptive, taking in every ounce
of affection, poured into you, from me

aerated, no stuffy air of grudge, malice

close…

against third parties, rumours, distrust
stereotypes, dogmas, public opinions,
that coat love with layers of dust,
to rust

#Pengician #SSA



 

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Jaachi Anyatonwu
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 Publishers 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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