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Lost


I stumble upon my mistakes
like a thief in the night

blindly
without a clue

episodes that repeat
as often as the rain

I am lost
somewhere
within a million raindrops

I exist
but to die
my footprint visible
only in death

I am
the progeny
of a thousand sons
borne
of a thousand daughters
darkened
of the earth

I am
alpha and omega
pharos to the pharaohs

I am lost
yet
I am found

desecrated
and despised
spit upon
and scorned

I am
a constant reminder
of that
which you are not

I am
king of kings

I am black

and I
am lost
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Odonko-ba

I am a moody anti-social introvert. Meaning: I Trust No One. My best friend is myself. My companion ~ my dog. I write because I must. It is my life line. My Beacon in a world cloaked in darkness, steadfast upon destruction, blinded by their own selfish needs...I write because, I must, to maintain my sanity in an otherwise insane world. I might not be the smartest apple to fall from the tree but believe me the resonance of my impact resoundingly reverberates the tree, stirring emotions and messaging egos in quiet retribution. Welcome to my humble sanctum more…

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