(1965 / Abor, Volta Region, Ghana)


just light a candle
sit in the bubbles
draw a long breath
fling my arms wide
let it whirl and dance around
then sigh towards joy’s door?

can it bridge the gulf?

just wondering
with a lit candle
in a cool evening
with a dream in my arms

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Your poem left me wondering. Thank you for sharing this lovely feeling.