Suckled and Scattered

with a kiss

you suckled my pain

with a touch

you scattered my sorrows

how beautiful was our love

yet you tore it to pebbles

with a scorn

that suckled my happiness

and a lousy mouth

that scattered my peace

how terrible was our breakup

 

———Stephen M. Mutuku———

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