Gestation

She looks at the mirror The bikini bod that transformed To a baby bump, a flesh bud budding Inside an inland ocean She knows that their love is meaningless Unless an alibi resonates from their union – The legacy of two hearts and one flesh – Once they are no longer globetrotters Just ashes on…

Pregnancy

A journey From one miracle To another When body ushers in Counterbody To preserve love within fiber Until the call of fate Summons her ovulation In a beautiful heartbeat

Bridge

A bedside accident The legacy of a broken condom What was sculpted by a bottle of wine And besieging lust A divan that laid bare and open To what two bodies could muster When the thrush of destiny laid claim To the miracle of life ………………. What was absented of sense But saturated with sentience…

Unwed Mother

I didn’t pop a pill, I didn’t annihilate a fetus I am not a cold-blooded murderer That schemed the splatter of blood Before the splatter of water I am the keeper of what is freely given Fate’s endowment, a stranger’s inheritance, god’s intervention A legacy of one act of love, in one fateful hour A…