Poetry

September 14, 2017 Poetry , POETRY / FICTION

Joel Mwakasege photo

 

By

Husniya

 

 

Dear Father, Where Art Thou Now?

 

 

1

 

The memories of our tamed night

Of our sweet pain inside nest

When we grasped for breath

Still echo everyday from the cords

Of my lost breath

 

In my mind, you trapped me to an eternal honeyed haven

Like union of eternal

I swam in my honeyed heaven

 

 

2

 

Thud of earth

Caressed our entanglement

 

With teary and thorny gauges

On exiled thoughts

Words travel in my head, why did I ‘yes’ to you

 

 

3

 

Now, you are a see through

From your eyes, I see nothing

 

You!

Fading in, fading out

In the dark shades of our lost love

 

I am here and always here

Here is your forever and not here

If you be back undefiled, I await you

 

 

 

 

 

Husniya

Husniya is a 200L English Literature student at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Husniya is a poet and story writer, she has published works online at praxis magazine online ‘gather your descendants’, namus.org ‘beauty of the covered’ and numerous other works at ‘creative writers club at Ahmadu Bello University. 

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