#112. Floetry by JulietKego. In Memoriam – Rivers of Riddles; Thamalakane.

River Thamalakane, Maun Botswana Phot credits - Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido

Rivers of Riddles; Thamalakane.

Tonight, I seek sleep,
on a seabed of water lilies.
No shadows of thoughts,
overflowing my banks.
The river spits out saliva
filled with sea-shells.

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#108. Floetry by JulietKego: And the Universe Danced with us.


IMG_8718-2Floetry by JulietKego:
And the Universe Danced with us (aka Dancing in Maun).

Tonight, let us dance
let us find ourselves a-rhythm
with each sautéing step,
the world will watch us
cook up a feast
let the universe wing a beat
roll out her thundering drums
sing herself hoarse
in the shouting sounds
of the furious dry waves.
Let her throw a hissy fit,

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#59. Let’s go to Thuso

Disability is not Inability

Come, come, and let us go

through the eyes of time’s portals,

to the magical, ancient land of Thuso,

where ordinary (wo)men, mere mortals

dare to do the sacred work of angels and saints.

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#57. Love’s Long hike!

Love Poems Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido Poet, Speaker, AuthorSongs of silence,

silent tearless cries,

from bloodless, hollow heart,

dreaming deadweight dreams,

in an empty, shallow, soulless spirit.

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#56. Who’s Laughing Now?

MayaWho’s Laughing Now?

We, the flock, can smell

That bullshit you’re trying to sell.

Don’t think for a moment that we don’t know

that you’re putting up a hell of a fake ass show.

We came here today, exactly for this;

You are our escape from madness, our seventh day of bliss.

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#12. Welcome to Motherhood!

Welcome back!
May you delight in this new found world
Where the magic of childhood and motherhood
Becomes one and the same
Each day you’ll bask in magical moments
Short spaces of time before morning comes
When the earth is still fast asleep

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