Poem: #AfricaDay2018

Poem: #AfricaDay2018 You are ocean kissing earth at the shoreline of my skin As I glisten amidst familiar tides of laughterYou are birth place, first chuckle and growth placeI, spread across Sahara and savannahWith roots in cultures I have blossomed in loving You are heartbeatThe sound of talking drum and earthquakeOrchestrating African melodies that treble …

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Poem: Eat

Poem: Eat How did you become so starvedthat you are satisfied with crumbs?You deserve more than leftovers,starters,beginnings,appetizers,tingled appetite,introductions,Or the in between sips.Your whole deserves to be fed,and in betweens eaten,in toast to your existence. © Debbie Braide, 2020