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…

Beguiled by Night- poem by Issa Dioume

(First voice)Tonight I take the leapI speak the words that creepI touch the withered handAnd say: "have me again, old friend"(Second voice)If you go away as I know you mustThere'll be nothing left in the world but dustand the hallowed wind to play silence's tune On leaves of branches, beneath a dead moonShould you choose…