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by Dzumbu Mmbara, August 16, 2016

It's getting dark, hold me
I am just a little child longing for your love
It was never a journey
But a hell full of hate
to live destitute even in abundance
tell me you love me
maybe love is stronger than pain
stronger than memories
of a bitter path walked in abeyance
can I wake up from this insomniac slumber
can you shake my present away?
and expose the lurking devil
the horrid past that haunts me
who will hold my hand in the end
or do I go empty handed?
Save my verses when nothing comforts me
and tell the tale to the passersby
The pen is heavier than pain
But it's the only love I know
Hope it takes me home when no one remains

Written: August 2016
Tags: Emotions Solitude

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