Monthly Archives: April 2021

SILENCE: A Random Poem (NPM)

It is way past sleep time. Under these floors Lie buried Noises of the day; So many locks On so many thoughts And on every lock I feel the weight of Stony silence. This night could be saved If I … Continue reading

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MUSE

My restless mindInvokes my Muse!Lifeless linesAcquiring a tongueNonspecific dotsGlowing in their blush.Love gets tinged, andScenes of life eruptAs I turn the heart of darknessInto a feast of lights! This Muse,Startles sleepy centuriesSings aboutGrandeur of earth!Every age and generationMy Muse speaks … Continue reading

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MIRAGE.© NPM #16.

Remember that nightWhen you took me for a rideOn your new motor bike? Standing by the fields of sugar cane,Licking the juice off my chin,Holding my face in your hands, sayingMoonlight becomes you. I had a dream last night.Same fields … Continue reading

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NPM 13 A Mythical creature.

He rode a horse, that’s what I’ve read;the head was that of a human, possibly a woman? It had wings on the side of his bodyand carried the holy man from Mecca To Jerusalem and up to the heavensall in … Continue reading

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SESTINA.. NPM #10

She told me to write a sestina.I looked at her with my eyes wide open“a sestina?” I asked.“Surely you mean Siesta,” I told her.She growled from her umbilicus,and the growl went all the way up to her eyes.‘Child’, she said; … Continue reading

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MY DAUGHTER and I. (NPM #9)

A Quatern. I was awakened by din early this mornI yawned and looked at the clockthe neighbor kept blowing the hornmy daughter entered the room in her new frock I braided her thick hairI was awakened by din early this … Continue reading

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Slavery and Freedom (NPM #8)

Slavery and Freedom White skin, standing tall on a frameof pride, attitude and bias. Black and brown skin, head bentbut spine straight, eyes steady and pious. One, a salve, the other a the masterholding up the status of the better … Continue reading

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NPM #7, A Poem incorporating broken automotive part, basket ball and a favorite beverage!

Here is my offering. I own a car, a jalopy of sortsIt stores all my booksand some spare partsof the said jalopyit chugs along the road,announcing its arrivalwith its worn muffler. Last night I drove this same caralong a park … Continue reading

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ODE TO A CARPENTER.©

(NPM #6 write a poem about Hands) This old patient, his long fingers artistic, he must have held them tip to tip his two fingers forming a steeple. I see scars and ingrained stains on the wrinkled skin of his … Continue reading

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The Night ( NPM day 5)

The Night © The night whispers-                        your smile conjuresa million desires!The caressing whisper,like a thunderous clapwakes mewith dreams in my eyes. Mystic music‘Whirling Derveshes’eyes closed-such trance;fingers traveling up from the torsoto the heart…right hand turns to the sky,and the left … Continue reading

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