I CARRY WITH ME ONLY A POUCH OF HOPE

I carry with me only a pouch of hope
A flinch of salt for my daily bread
My shadows falter; my wings, they grope
For space, where seekers dread to tread

My sandals are poised to strike the sand
A grain of pain is universe
But when I prise open deep my hand
The lines of blessing write off any curse

In leaps and bounds my mountains guide me
When the moon is barking, my shadows hide me
Pauselessly, hard, intuitions ride me.

– Che Chidi Chukwumerije.

4 thoughts on “I CARRY WITH ME ONLY A POUCH OF HOPE

  1. Just curious – do you write something new each day and then post, or do you draw from a body of your work? I’m asking, since some of your shorter works that are posted back-to-back seem to build upon one another. Regardless, I enjoy your talent.

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