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When I’m Hurt

When I’m hurt. . .
I’m..hot. . .
I’m lost…
In thoughts…
Every hair strand on my body gets dreadlocked…
My brain like two threads deadlocked…
The realities leaves me shell-shocked. . .

When I’m hurt, I dont cry. . .
I wear a big smile with mediterranean water dripping from my eyes
Thats how I feel. . .thats the price
I pay when you say the truth by telling me lies

When I’m hurt is when I love
And it seems to you a stone-cold bluff
When will my best ever be enough
Cos pleasing you seems pretty tough. . .

When I’m hurt. . .

Sadness clouds my thoughts cos of you…
And rains into my existence a heartful avarar of you
Priceless as the unobtaniumon Pandora, no lie..its true
Oh gosh.. .where is mother “Eywa“*…I desire to be one of you. .

When I’m hurt…

I struggle between the strong wave and tide of my tears
Searching for how best to express my fears
While you busy playing tiers*
At this point your laughter sounds so fierce. .

When I’m hurt..

I know its a test
Cos I still keep treasures in my chest
If an eagle makes Kehlsteinhaus* its nest
Then surely, in Allah will my heart will find rest


unobtanium:  precious mineral found in Pandoria talked about in the movie Avatar
Pandora:  A  lush, Earth-like moon with an atmosphere poisonous to humans in the Alpha Centauri star system (Avatar movie)
Eywa:  The mother goddess worshiped by the Navis (Avatar Movie)
Tiers: or  Ultra Checkers, is a complex variant of checkers that allows players to upgrade their pieces beyond kings
Kehlsteinhaus : in English-speaking countries also known as the Eagle’s Nest

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Categories: Poetry, Uncategorized
  1. May 24, 2011 at 9:45 am

    woah!! you took me on journey with this script bro! … The test of a true poet, if you can make them feel what you feel or see what you see.. then you have achieved something special 🙂

    • May 24, 2011 at 10:00 am

      Wooooooaaaaa!!!!!. . .Now I feel like a field marshal on top of an elegant stallion. . .You just encouraged me!!!! Thanks alot. Your poems inspire me too. . .:)

  2. May 24, 2011 at 10:52 am

    I’m speechless.

    As a addicted fan of eminem, I’ll say you just won me over with ur rhymes and thoughts.

    Nice one bro…I will come back after I have read this like a gazillion times….I must burn each word and phrase into my brain.

    • May 24, 2011 at 10:56 am

      Lol. . .thanks bro. . .thats what the “loner” life has turned me into. Loneliness gets my pen to speak.. .

  3. maimuna
    May 24, 2011 at 11:37 am

    Impressed. But all dis avatar referrals, are u sure u were not in d avatar state when u wrote dis? Beautiful all d same!

  4. tayo olufunwa
    May 30, 2011 at 12:39 am

    Thanks l♥√ع, I really appreciate it. Ʊ’v made M̶̲̅ε feel better already, wish I could giv Ʊ a hug right now n I’m not HURT anymore *toothy grin*

  5. July 29, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    Ahhhh…Lukman thanx a lot, I appreciate….Good Job though!

  6. September 6, 2012 at 10:37 am

    Mixed feelings and emotions
    Our cry in the closet and happy face in the sun is just the kinda battle between “giving up” and “standing tall”
    Obviously from the heart! *thumbs up*

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