Floetry Friday ~ The Detached – Maya Angelou

Originally posted on JOJO'S SPOT:

The Detached

We die,
Welcoming Bluebeards to our darkening closets,
Stranglers to our outstretched necks,
Stranglers, who neither care nor
care to know that
DEATH IS INTERNAL.

We pray,
Savoring sweet the teethed lies,
Bellying the grounds before alien gods,
Gods, who neither know nor
wish to know that
HELL IS INTERNAL.

We love,
Rubbing the nakednesses with gloved hands,
Inverting our mouths in tongued kisses,
Kisses that neither touch nor
care to touch if
LOVE IS INTERNAL.

Maya Angelou graced us with her presence in Toronto at Roy Thompson Hall on May 25, 2011. Known as one of the greatest speakers of our times, Maya Angelou’s words have touched many people in many ways, all around the world. She hold the titles: A poet, playwright, producer, director, conductor, actor, best-selling author, social activist, and a 3 time Grammy winner, she is a woman that wears many hats…. This…

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