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Valley of Tears

Editor’s Note: Gift does a superb work of imagery, her poetry is a typical beginner’s attempt but it clearly carries the intent of the Poet.
By
Gift Olagunju

Through the valley of tears,
I walked but you led me on,
given no chance to long for another morning,
softly softly our moans re echoes
then suddenly,
vanished our vows of secrecy.

through the valley of tears,
I walked and i walked alone
ghosts and shadows of the past
plunge at my heart
softly silently i die a million times
leaving a shattered soul with no mercy.

through the valley of tears i walked,
On, u vowed to lead me,
lost in the ecstasy of warmth and pleasure,
softly silently the shadows crept in,
cold as winters tale
taken into oblivion again,
my heart bled with vengeful tears
But i cry not to cry again,
There is a thousand laughter….

#GiftOlagunju

About the Author

jonathanoladeji

Damilola is co-author of Life's Chrysalis, where he wrote “Rejection: Like Earth to Rain”. His writing has appeared in The Naked Convos, Africa on the Blog, The Guardian News Nigeria, Viva-Naija News, and Tuck Magazine. He also volunteers with PDBY News at the University of Pretoria. Damilola is an IREBS for African Real Estate Research Scholar at the University of Pretoria, where he is a Doctoral Candidate. He is the Head of Media and Strategy at Upside Africa. Damilola won the Biopage essay contest in 2018. He plays the saxophone for leisure.

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