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Smashed Sigh: A POEM

Updated on July 21, 2014
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Smashed Sigh: A POEM

Find me at the path where the star gazed its last
Just near the circled platform of silvery dots
In the yawn of the cubs' puff
Eyes wide like the cute Lemur
I am there;

Dazed, I look on
At the circle of bodies
A center of two;
The knuckle is bare
Two hearts at war
The jeering crowd screech
Shouts mount the ladder
Favoring the pinching of bodies

A thud;
The clawing of folded fists meet
Bodies rumpled by sweet punch
Sweats celebrate in happy sharing
The teeth are sent on errand
Angry mounds cover the face
Bleeding with sheer pleasure

Pow!
A smash of heads
Melted sighs
Gawky groans
Crowd erupt in a noisy frenzy;
Alas! hot tired fart explode
To silent the crowd

The legs meet in fierce kissing
With pain as a gift
Tear-filled eyes
The cheekbone cries of bloody sweat
Two bodies sold to pain
Dangling in sweaty turns, his pride
Revealed in limped fashion
Sights coy in on the center
As mouths open in shitty laughter
The prick;

I sight a sorry story of shame
A smashed sigh...


A piece of creative writing by
Alexander Thandi
A Poet, Playwright, Writer and Thespian
©®Copyright 2014

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    • ubanichijioke profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander Thandi Ubani 

      3 years ago from Lagos

      Awwwww; thanks, Gypsy. Your words are most appreciated with smiles. thanks for stopping by.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Enjoyed the journey through your poetic maze.

    • ubanichijioke profile imageAUTHOR

      Alexander Thandi Ubani 

      3 years ago from Lagos

      True words, Frank. It was an intense fight indeed. thanks for stopping by.

      Lol, Ruby. Ya, I saw you cheering and jeering hehe. Hope you enjoyed the show. lol. thanks for stopping by.

      Hahaha, that's real funny. Dodge no more cos if those rogues try it near you, i will bring my true superman colour. lol. thanks for stopping by. blessings.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      3 years ago

      What a powerful post. I found myself dodging the punches!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I was in the front row, third seat from the end. I saw and heard it all. Awesome write Thandi..

    • Frank Atanacio profile image

      Frank Atanacio 

      3 years ago from Shelton

      I like the title.. it leads you through the cascading words dangling in the ring... voted awesome :)

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