dark

amongst stories

of dark worlds.

and fallen angels.

and scars. that never heal.

there are shades

of light. and stars

shining bright.

waiting for you

to come home

© Hudson Biko

 

 

 

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harvest

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you have spent years

flowering

this weakness

for you

-the petals are wilting

© Hudson Biko

Photograph by Roman Kraft

 

 

tales

I have heard tales

where the beast

is loved

by the beauty.

and the pain

is taken

by the winds

in the eyes.

and the hard

is made

soft

by the soft.

the way(s) –

we can hope –

we will be saved.

© Hudson Biko

 

fire

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we were always taught

to be careful of the matches.

always asked

not to stand

too close

to the flames.

always kept

so far

and so wary

of the fire.

so

how

were we meant

to be ready.

for worlds

destined

to burn

© Hudson Biko

Photograph by guille pozzi

exuberance

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what about. the chance

of gold. at the end

of rainbows.

of magic. in the

things we understand.

what happens

to that

© Hudson Biko

Photograph by Velizar Ivanov