DEEP SIENNA

DEEP SIENNA-for His kiss is a blessing and a promise ‘Neath chestnut tresses The silken black bandolier Constrains their wilfulness And poised above her High flown crimson cheek The sweetest rose marks The place her Lord Will leave a kiss ©️passionpoet Uk 2015

GLORY

The glory of war Lest we forget Or remember everything But learn nothing I lust for what you have But I also hate you For possessing it And for not being ‘us’ So I will kill you Rape you Enslave you Smash the heads of your Little ones upon the rocks And wipe you From…

Slavery: You thought you were doing her a favor?

A slave. A word that doesn’t count in the Namibian realm A term occasionally misunderstood. Or possibly one constantly ignored or avoided, in the Namibian context. The day I got my first place I found Dolly outside.  She was scrubbing the household interlocks. I was just about to rent a backyard flat.  Dolly seemed to…

I Fell for the weights: My Fitness Me

July 30thI had walked up to the ‘Fitness for Africa’ gym which was yards away from the shopping mall. “Are you sure you are gonna handle the gym, the workouts, the new environment?” Pomwene asked as we entered the building filled with machines and people all minding their bs with weights. “Girl I am excited…

SHE SMILES

When a beautiful woman Smiles, I imagine she Thinks of me And the smile becomes A kiss and the kiss An endless dream

‘There’s no such thing as society…make You count!

Years later I’m still single… disturbingly, it seems to bother so many people.  As a liberal feminist who is keen on making her own choices, if it’s all the same to you lot, individuals in fact have a problem with a woman who doesn’t need an approval on her status. So many people I know…

THE BANNER

THE BANNER Noise of warfare all around Smell of blood in the air Cries of the fallen, but Carried along the lines His banner flies high. In the darkest hour When all hearts fail And in the rearguard Peril broods his face Up goes the cry! He is come, blazing eyes In glory, blooded robe…

MOON CHILD

We are night creatures You and me, children of the Moon destined for Silvered remembrances And the afterglow Of long embraces And coolest loving On silken sheets Smooth as your sienna skin And sweet as your bosom And the sighs of your releasing And the effortless love We shared, those Wild galloping horses of Our…

A LOVE SONG

I’ve a love song A pretty love song for you I breathed it in your smile I kissed it with your eyes And when I lay with you I wrote my love song anew A pretty love song A pretty love song for you Take care not to sing Our song with another Under the…