Can you shed a barrel of tears after your eyes are plucked out?
Can you walk on air with me after your legs are eaten up?
Can you break a laughter or paint a smile on your spotless sur-Face
Which when beheld, lightens up the darkness within me
After your teeth are fallen and face fiendishly frozen?
Can your heart sing the melody my heart sings after its breath is sucked out?
Why is it becoming unbecoming to become yourself just this once again?
Or can you still love me after you lay low in the soil?
Victoria Fakiya is an essayist, poet and a writer of fiction. She's also a blogger and she blogs at latoriaa.com. She is currently a 400-level student of the prestigious, first and the best university, University of Ibadan where she studies Animal science.
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