YSN (19th july 1989 / amedzofe, volta region, ghana)


When a man is in love
how can he use old words?
Should a woman
desiring her lover
lie down with
grammarians and linguists?

I said nothing
to the woman I loved
but gathered
love's adjectives into a suitcase
and fled from all languages.

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Nice poem dear Yvonne keep it up