Browsing tag: shadow

ESTRANGED: Farida Adamu

The woman in me has journeyed to oblivion So I am wandering in the torrent, Flowing without a course Searching, Looking, Staring into the bark of trees Hoping that I find her On this dusty path that leads to nowhere. I want to fade away with the setting sun But hope won’t let me Maybe I will find her before the sun goes into hiding Maybe I’ll see her in the shadow of branches Maybe on the hills Or maybe she is somewhere, Deep within Waiting for death Waiting for sunrise. <br

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Out crawl  outcasts of nature.  Whistling the dirge Of a dead day; Toads, Crickets  You and I Love is a bird. Some birds  were not created  for the eyes of light. The night is pregnant  with our secrets.  Tomorrow  we will mourn today.  Today  we will dance  to the song of twilight  and fly  as one shadow  pretending to find freedom. Daisy Odey is a writer and COAL Ambassador who describes herself simply as "fearless, pleasant and provocative".

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