Brother Replies(Submission after liberation, 1994)Dear SiphoThy fret paper silk in ink has arrivedSealed in the
A Letter to my Father is a poem of pain, violence, and survival. Written in
We learnt to takerefuge in the talesspoken to us byour father’s fathers. We take comfortin
I’d like to be a butterflyAnd flutter into your roomTell you how the wind blowsCause
OTHERWISE The grass is green, Like cattles and kines, Your love is grazing my skin.
I take a walk at dawn, when the dew falls Bless me father for I
Night of a Thousand Laughs The first time you saw a soul leave, The
PORTRAIT OF MY BODY AS A BOOK the book of my body begins from the
maybe men are the truest carnivores i want to eat you it is a
Black, the Savage shade of a bounded race
turns dead sketches into breathing art.
Night, the cool every man craves comes in the dark
when the sun sleeps and the moon wakes