#FloetryByJulietKego: A Breakfast of Poems

I woke up today
with a sweet-tangy taste
of your praise-poetry
on my tongue

For breakfast, I served
woven words, crunchy
like a waffle basket
with drops of honeyed
syrup soaked in

I inhaled and released
wispy fragrances
of sweaty spent stories
that escaped our bodies
I am woke in you

(C) Juliet ‘Kego

#FloetryByJulietKego: Who are you walking with?

Who are you walking with?
Walk with someone whose memory
brings a shy smile to your lips (when they’re away)
One who makes you walk into a room
like you have an invisible crown on your head
who centres your gypsy spirit
who soothes your soul in any storm
one who makes you matter.
__________
Walk with one who celebrates you
who creates a waterfall deep in your being
(during a drought)
who makes you dance
even when an orchestra stops playing
who riles you yet makes forgiving so easy
be with the one who kisses you
with the sun’s golden rays
till you disappear into time
__________
Who holds your hands in a crowd
who heals your torn & worn out heart
be with the one who sees you without the lie
of a deformed world
one who gives you a sacred space
to be human, to stumble & rise
allows you room to embrace & gain mastery
over your shadows and bask in your light
__________

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