POETRY

Poems written between 2017 and 2018.

Catalogues of (re-)Colonial(-sed) English Yet Forgetting Mother-Pessoa

Catalogues of oxymoron

Metaphors and meta-narratives we mimic but we cannot replicate 

Catalogues of lyrics 

And prosaic birds singing in our hear

Troubled teenage hood

Attempting to trust peers

And ditch the parents

Ditch everything they say

For the holy words of those others 

Skinny-fatty-acned-filled developing bodies of those others

Thinking more of Jane, Rick and John and Jack

Than Maria, Cristina, João, Luís or Pedro

Or Yoruba gods

Or Orishás 

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