Waiting– by Issa Dioume

I never held her head between my hands,Because I only grabbed at mist,Heavily falls he who has never had a fall,And I fell harder than a coin to the ground,Now, till she comes, loneliness... The heat of love scorches my heart,But the one my heart holds dear is too far to feel the flames, What…


Suddenly years have gone by.Clear is the water flowing down mountains,As it was back then,Grass that was cut has grown again,To reclaim its shape, again,But you, amid this scene, have changedYou were unmarried when I left,We flirted, we could have been,But now several children surround you,Asking me, Who I am.