the room with the red walls

cover the rooms
in scars.
leave your sadness
on the mirrors.
the walls
in crimson.
swallow your

presenting my second chapbook, the room with the red walls:

a few excerpts:

we were sitting
on the dinner table.
listening to the songs.
the words
off the curve
of the glass.
the sun was low.
the room
was bright.
the shatter
was quiet
it was summer

there is a way
the sky
its grief
am longing for

do you listen
to the stories
and believe
in their endings.
in the suns
that set.
and the moons
that rise.
and the stars
that shine.
it is so dark

missed you all. missed this. deeply.

© Hudson Biko. 2021. All Rights Reserved.

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